Student journalists win story awards

Former Kentucky Kernel editor-in-chief and May 2009 graduate Brad Luttrell won the Feature Story of the Year from the Associated Collegiate Press. The results of the ACP awards were announced at the National College Media Convention, which was held Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 in Austin, Texas.

Luttrell, currently a contracted freelancer with The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal and a commercial photographer, submitted his story “The Future of Coal,” which ran in the April 30 issue of the Kernel. Luttrell will be speaking in Thursday’s “A Forum on Coal” in Kentucky at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

Former Kernel managing editor Eric Lindsey recieved Honorable Mention in the Sports Story of the Year category with his story “Swinging for Glory” about Fight Night in November 2008.  Lindsey graduated from UK in December 2008.

— Laura Clark