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Eight RCC Graduates Pick Up N.C. Press Awards

ASHEBORO (March 6, 2014)

Eight Randolph Community College Photographic Technology graduates were winners in the 2013 News, Editorial & Photojournalism Contest at the Winter Institute 2014 held by the North Carolina Press Association/North Carolina Press Services in Chapel Hill on Feb. 27.
The winners included the following:
Wesley Beeson, The Sanford Herald, 2nd Place-Photo Page and 2nd Place-Best Video (team award).
Cindy Burnham, The Fayetteville Observer, 3rd Place-Feature Photo.
Mark Dolejs, The Daily Dispatch, 1st Place-Photo Page, 1st Place-Feature Photography, 2nd Place-Sports Feature Photo, 2nd Place-Sports Photography, 2nd Place-Illustration/Photo Illustration, 3rd Place-Sports Photography.
Jon Lakey, Salisbury Post, 2nd Place-Best Video (team award).
Donnie Roberts, The Dispatch (Lexington), 1st Place-Sports Photography.
Todd Sumlin, The Charlotte Observer, 1st Place-Best Video, 3rd Place-Illustration/Photo Illustration.
Bernard Thomas, The Herald-Sun (Durham), 1st Place-General News Photography.
Jerry Wolford, News & Record (Greensboro), 1st Place-Feature Photography, 1st Place-General News Photography, 3rd Place-Photo Page.
RCC’s two-year Photographic Technology curriculum attracts students from across the country and the world. After completing their foundation year, students choose one of four concentrations areas: Portrait Studio Management, Photojournalism, Commercial Photography, and Biocommunications. For more information about the Photographic Technology program, visit or