Hyannis student is news editor of best college newspaper in New York

Journalism major at Ithaca College

Ithaca College's student-run newspaper, The Ithacan, has been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2016 by the New York Press Association. The award, the NYPA's top collegiate honor, was announced April 8 at the organization's annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

The paper also won First Place for General Excellence, First Place for Editorials, First Place for Sports Coverage, Second Place for Design, and Third Place for Website.

Grace Elletson of Hyannis, Mass., a journalism major at Ithaca College, is the news editor for the paper.

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