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The Society for Collegiate Journalists has announced the winners of its major awards for 2012. Virginia Wesleyan's student newspaper, the Marlin Chronicle, was the second place winner in the Newspaper Overall Excellence category. "Our Marlin Chronicle editors put together submissions for the contest last fall," says newspaper staff adviser and Assistant Professor of Communication Lisa Lyon Payne, "I'm particularly proud of their hard work and dedication to the publication." Congratulations to the staff of the award-winning Marlin Chronicle!