The Western Washington University student chapter of Society of Professional Journalists was named 2020 Outstanding Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 10, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.
The announcement was made at an online event, the SPJ Student Summit, on Nov. 19. The Western SPJ chapter was last recognized as Outstanding Campus Chapter for Region 10 in 2016, and the chapter celebrated its 40th birthday in 2019.
SPJ chapter officers for 2019-20 were Mysti Willmon, Isa Kaufman and Anelyse Morris; officers for 2020-21 are Nicholas Baca, Kaleigh Carroll, Jacob Pederson, Mazey Servin-Obert and Izzie Lund.
The current president of the Western Washington Pro Chapter (Seattle) is Ashley Hiruko, a Western alumna who works at KUOW and was an officer of the campus chapter in 2016, when the chapter was last recognized.
See the full announcement at https://www.spj.org/news.asp?REF=1768.