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  • Amanda McCullough
  • Atlantic Cape Community College
  • 5100 Black Horse Pike
  • Mays Landing, New Jersey, 08330
  • 609-343-4923

10th Annual Communication Awards to Recognize 86 Winners

March 21, 2017

The 10th Annual Communication Awards will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 28, at Atlantic Cape Community College. The event will feature student-produced videos and performances by “Communication Major of the Year” nominees. Individual students, alumni, faculty and media professionals will be awarded for their work in the field.

Heather DeLuca of SoJO 1049 and NorEasterNick Pittman of SNJ Today will host the show, which will also feature: remarks from industry professional Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Things; and remarks by Alumna of the Year Taylor Bailey ’14 (reporter at the NBC affiliate in Waterloo, Iowa).

Steve Trauger of Ocean City High School and Mike Piotrowski of Atlantic County Institute of Technology will be honored as faculty pioneers for their dedication as media teachers.

The top award winners include: Samantha Lizak of Cape May winning five awards; Katie Weightman of Buena winning four awards; and Gloria Ramirez-Ocotzi of Ventnor winning four awards.

There will be a reception preceding the show at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Walter Edge Theater at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

For more information, contact Associate Professor of Communication Keith Forrest at 609-343-4994 or