Kevin Dilley reported the Patriot Talon won big at TIPA this year! They won 39 awards this year topping last year's 23 awards.
The contest on-site are open and allow the students to compete against students from other universities which can be Del Mar to Baylor.
Best in Show – 1st place. This was for the March 18th issue.
- 1st place on-site press release – Morgan Jones
- 2nd place on-site TV News writing – Bryan Savens
- 2nd place on-site Magazine Design – Austin Countryman
- 3rd place on-site Live Video News – John Edwards
- HM on-site Feature photo – Morgan Jones
- HM on-site Crisis PR – Lauren Barnes
Overall Excellence – 3rd place.
Best Interactivity Online – 2nd place.
- Countryman and Jones – First place feature story
- Savens – First place sports news story
- Savens – First place sports feature story
- Victor Texcucano of Jacksonville – First place general news photo in Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Jake Waddingham of Iowa – First place news feature story
- Waddingham – First place sports feature photo
- Countryman – First place information graphic
- Barnes – First place single subject design
- Andy Taylor of Dallas – First place page one design
- Jones – Second place news story
- Alec Bryant of Paris – Second place ad design
- Misty Butler of Whitehouse and Nizia Alam of Tyler – Second place news feature story
- Waddingham and Andy Taylor – Second place photo illustration
- Waddingham – Third place feature photo general magazine in Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Waddingham- Third place feature story general magazine in Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Texcucano – Third place sports column
- Texcucano – Third place feature photo
- Countryman and Jones – Honorable mention overall design general magazine for Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Jones – Honorable mention illustration general magazine for Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Countryman – Honorable mention page one design
- Jones – Honorable mention feature page design
- Samantha Copus of Diana – Honorable mention critical review
- Barnes – Honorable mention opinion/editorial page design
- Savens – Honorable mention sports action photo
- Waddingham – Honorable mention picture story general magazine for Patriot Pulse magazine
- Waddingham – Honorable mention general news photo general magazine in Patriot Pulse Magazine
- Waddingham – Honorable mention sports page design
- Waddingham – Honorable mention sports feature photo