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By Alyssa Heard
University News
January 26, 2012      
Howard’s Bison Wins First Place in National Yearbook Competition

WASHINGTON (February 7, 2012) Bison, the Howard University Yearbook, recently won first place in the American Scholastic Press Association’s 2011 nationwide yearbook competition.

The 2011 edition of Bison was cited for excellence in writing, photography and page design. The honor marks the fourth time the yearbook staff has received the prestigious award. The 2011 Bison was also included in the latest edition of Ideas That Fly, a collection of 249 top yearbooks from the United States and Canada.

“Editor-in-chief Anique Hameed and the staff worked diligently for nine months to produce the booklet with many tight deadlines,” said Kevin Reed, the associate director of student activities at Howard. “After the announcement the team was very excited and happy about the honor.”

The Yearbook is currently hiring for the 2012-2013 school year. Visit  for information and applications.

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