March 19, 2002
The Pow Wow, the weekly newspaper at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, won two honors from the Southeast Journalism Conference 16th annual contest. The contest was held recently at Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tenn.
The Pow Wow won second place in Photojournalism. ULM Student, Michael Cossey took home that award for a photograph of local reaction to the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in New York City. Cossey also won honorable mention in Spot News Story for "Yearbook Cancelled."
Cossey, a resident of Monticello, Ark., is a senior mass communications major, RTVF concentration. He is currently The Pow Wow's chief of staff and page layout designer.