University of Georgia’s Emily Giambalvo wins APSE student contest
By Tommy Deas
Emily Giambalvo of the University of Georgia took first place in the inaugural APSE Student Sports Journalism Contest.
A group of eight judges selected her portfolio of work on Georgia football, baseball and gymnastics as the top entry. Each contest entry consisted of a portfolio that included a feature, breaking news, enterprise, multimedia or video and a wild-card entry.
Nathan Ruiz of Oklahoma State University placed second. Penn State’s Garrett Ross and Erin McCarthy finished third and fourth, respectively. Penn State was the only school with two students to place in the top 10.
Giambalvo will receive a plaque and be recognized at the 2017 APSE Summer Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans June 26-29.(Click here to register for the conference.) The banquet and awards dinner will conclude the APSE Summer Conference, which takes place June 26-29 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.
The top 10 is listed below, with links to the winning entries.