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EKU junior Taylor Weiter, of Louisville, received second place in the Best Sports Column category of the Kentucky Press Association News Contest for her column, “No, I Don’t Know the Linebacker of the 1982 Colts.” The column, published in a 2015 issue of The Eastern Progress, details the trials of a woman sports fan in a male-dominated world.

Weiter is journalism and broadcast/electronic media double major and English minor who plans to graduate in May 2018. She interned at The Pioneer News in Shepherdsville over the summer, and is currently the editor-in-chief of The Eastern Progress. Weiter is also a member of EKU’s chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, Panhellenic Council secretary and vice president of the campus chapter of Society of Professional Journalists.