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Thomas Wright Honored by VSU Athletics

MAY 19, 2016

VALDOSTA — Thomas Wright of Leesburg is a recipient of Valdosta State University’s 2016 Academic Athlete Award. This is the second consecutive year he has earned this honor.

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Student lands role in Rap Song

APRIL 7, 2016

Donald Trump’s appearance at VSU in February made headlines after about 30 VSU students were removed from his rally. Now, over a month later, one of the 30 students removed from the rally is making headlines in the music world with an interview she gave after being kicked out.

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VSU’s Hunter Howle Wins College Documentary of the Year (9/29/2015)

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University's Hunter Howle, a 20-year-old mass media major from Port Richey, Fla., won College Documentary of the Year at the 2015 Great American NO BULL Challenge Teen Video Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. 

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VSU’s Barnas Writes Battle of Wanat Script, Wins Best of Festival at BEA

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Frank Barnas won Best of Festival in the Faculty Scriptwriting Competition, Feature/Television Hour Category, at the Broadcast Education Association’s 2015 Festival of Media Arts. His script, “The Chosen Few,” was the result of four months of research into the Battle of Wanat, a process that included viewing military footage, transcribing interviews with surviving soldiers, reading volumes of government documents, learning as much as possible about the war in general, and studying the location of the attack. 

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