The West Volusia Beacon won three awards at the annual Florida Media Conference in Ponte Vedra Beach Aug. 4-5. The awards were in the categories of Online Slideshow (third place), Agricultural and Environmental Reporting (second place), and Education News (second place).
From left are Beacon copy editor Keith Allen and reporters Noah Hertz, Eli Witek and Al Everson. The team was at the conference to learn the latest in newspaper practices and to collect The Beacon’s awards in the Better Weekly Newspaper contest.
Online Slideshow: DeLand High School Homecoming Parade
Agricultural and Environmental Reporting: Where have all the gopher tortoises gone?
Education News: Emotional pleas from teachers and paraprofessionals