CHARLOTTE—The Miscellany received seven national Catholic Press Awards during the annual Catholic Media Convention held June 18-20.
Amy Wise Taylor won second place in Best Reporting On A Special Age Group: Senior Citizens for the article, “Isolation can lead to depression for senior citizens”.
Deirdre C. Mays received a second place and honorable mention for Best Photo Illustration, “Is your Sunday a day for the Lord?” and “Reflect with gratitude to the Lord this Thanksgiving”, respectively.
Caroline Nelson was awarded second place for Best Chart Or Information Graphic: “Liturgy of the Hours – The basics”.
Christina Lee Knauss won third place for Best Coverage of a Routine, Sacramental Event: “Confession: A gift of forgiveness to the soul”.
The staff received second place for Best Coverage of Pope Francis’ Election and the Transition Process: “Habemus Papam Franciscum!”.
And Mays and Nelson received an honorable mention for Best Front Page – “Is your Sunday a day for the Lord?”
Mays, the editor, said the awards are an affirmation of the teamwork and focus of the entire newspaper staff including the administrative and circulation personnel.
“We are grateful to our readers and strive to provide them with a meaningful publication that they value and from which they may learn,” she said. “I look forward to continuing our hard work to inform and educate South Carolina’s Catholics in all of our media efforts.”