Edda Earns National Recognition

The Edda

The Edda, Augustana's yearbook, won third place in the Pinnacle College Media Awards' Best Yearbook Division Page/Spread. The award was presented to Augustana students last week at the Associated College Press/College Media Association annual meeting, held in downtown Philadelphia.

Other finalists in the category were the University of Miami and Baylor University.

The award-winning page spread features a photo of Scot Missling, Kirsten Hastings, Jessica Spalding and Jake Shama, all members of the class of 2014, on a snowy day. Alexandra Hjerpe '14 took the photo; Hastings designed the pages.

"To yearbook competitions, this is the equivalent of Augustana making it to the Final Four with Duke, Louisville and Michigan State in men's basketball," said Dr. Jeffrey Miller, associate professor and chair of the Humanities Division. "The head of the design competition called this [spread] 'gorgeous.'"