WESTERN'S LITERARY MAGAZINE                                                                                                             
WINS PRINT INDUSTRY AWARD
Image: Jim Daniels, Eon Alden and Peter Lorenz
Jim Daniels (left), head of Daniels Graphics in Asheville, presents a PICA Award to members of the staff who produced the 2004 edition of Nomad. Accepting the award are Eon Alden (center), a junior English major from Salisbury who is editor-in-chief of the 2005 edition of Nomad and poetry editor of the 2004 issue, and Peter Lorenz (right) of Asheville, a 2004 graduate of Western who served as art director for the publication.

CULLOWHEE The Printing Industry of the Carolinas recently presented an award of excellence to the staff of Nomad, the student literary magazine at Western Carolina University.

PICA, a trade association representing the printing and graphic communications industry in North and South Carolina, presents awards annually in recognition of print media excellence.

The 2004 issue of Western's Nomad magazine received a Special Judges Award, recently presented to members of the publication's staff by Jim Daniels, head of Daniels Graphics in Asheville and a long-time member of the printing industry.

PICA Awards are considered a top symbol of excellence for the graphics industry in the Carolinas, said Deidre Elliott, assistant professor of English at Western and faculty adviser for the 2005 edition of Nomad.

 


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