For Immediate Release – Lawton, OK, March 26, 2007 Cameron broadcast students win awards Cameron University broadcast students won five awards during the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association’s recent student contest. The students received their awards at the annual student day sponsored by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB). Justin Rielly, senior from Lawton, received first place in television public service announcement and third place in television photography. Allen Biffle, senior from Lawton, placed second in music video. Erik Hurley, junior from Duncan, and Matt Griffin, 2006 graduate from Lawton, won third place in radio sports play by play. The summer documentary class received third place for “Unbreakabull,” a look at breeding rodeo bulls. Students who participated on the documentary were Sherrie Frick, junior from Duncan; Anthony Foreman, sophomore from Duncan; Kyle Cabelka, senior from Lawton; Vincent Escalante, senior from Lawton; Travis Fogelstrom, senior from Alva; Jamie Guy, 2006 graduate from Lawton; Daniel Hyde, junior from Lawton; Rhyan McGuire, junior from Hastings; Terri Poahway, senior from Cache; Cecilio Ramierez-Cibes, sophomore from Lawton; Brooke Whitely, sophomore from Lawton; Clayton Wright, junior from Duncan; Biffle and Hurley. Cameron University placed fifth overall among the 17 universities competing in the contest. More than 250 entries were judged in 25 categories. The student day sponsored by OAB honored 125 college broadcast students. In addition to the awards ceremony, students participated in panel discussions with broadcast professionals. Cameron’s Hurley was also honored as one of eight students statewide to receive an OAB scholarship. Hurley received a $1,000 award from the broadcast organization. – ### – PR# 07-044 Editors and Broadcasters: For more information, contact Amber McNeil, Director of Media Relations, in the Office of Community Relations at 580.581.2611.
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