Blueprint Yearbook Honored with 22 CSPA Awards

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) 2011 Gold Circle Awards honored the Institute’s Blueprint with 22 awards, the most ever received by a Blueprint in the book’s 103-year history. Blueprint’s previous highest-winning issue, the 2001 edition, received 12 awards.

Blueprint 2010 - by Basheer Tome
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Under the editorship of Grace Stephens, a third-year building construction major, the 2010 Blueprint won four first-place awards, six second-place awards, six third-place awards and six certificates of merit. Certificates of Merit are awarded to the top placement-worthy entries that fall outside of the first, second or third place categories for a specific award. In award Y62 (Organizations or Greeks spread on spread: black and white), the Blueprint placed as winners in the top three awards given in the category.

The full list of award winners is available from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s website; a comprehensive list of the Blueprint’s honors is as follows:

 

First Place:

  • Y15. Sports action photo: black and white; Joey Cerone, “Golfing”
  • Y38. Student life one spread: black and white; Kathryn Daniel and Grace Stephens, “World of Coke”
  • Y50. People spread with mug photos one spread: black and white; Grace Stephens, “Stuart Smith”
  • Y62. Organization or Greeks spread one spread: black and white; Staff, “The Band”

 

Second Place:

  • Y9. Caption/cutline writing; Staff, “Capped”
  • Y17. Sports feature photo: black and white; Joey Cerone, “Tampa Bound”
  • Y36. Division page design: black and white; Staff, “Ten Divider”
  • Y50. People spread with mug photos one spread: black and white; Grace Stephens, “Adam Weiss”
  • Y42. Sports page one spread: black and white; Nishant Prasadh and Grace Stephens, “All the Way Home”
  • Y62. Organization or Greeks spread one spread: black and white; Staff, “The Tower”

 

Third Place:

  • Y15. Sports action photo: black and white; Kelvin Kuo, “Great Success”
  • Y12. Design essentials: End sheets; Grace Stephens and Basheer Tome
  • Y25. Photo portfolio; Joey Cerone
  • Y42. Sports page one spread: black and white; Coleen Conner, “Pushing through to the finish”
  • Y46. Academic spread one spread: black and white; Seth Dubin and Grace Stephens, “Honors Program”
  • Y62. Organization or Greeks spread one spread: black and white; Staff, “Getting the News Out”

 

Certificate of Merit:

  • Y15. Sports action photo: black and white; Kelvin Kuo, “Mid-air tackle”
  • Y22. Feature photo: color; Anthony Schwartz, “T-cut”
  • Y42. Sports page one spread: black and white; Grace Stephens and Vett Vandiver, “Sweet success”
  • Y38. Student life one spread: black and white; Kathryn Daniel and Anna Grace Stephens, “Freshman Fight Night”
  • Y38. Student life one spread: black and white; Grace Stephens and Elizabeth Wedegis, “Big Rain Delay at Six Flags”
  • Y38. Student life one spread: black and white; Grace Stephens and Elizabeth Wedegis, “I love GT”