State managing editors honor student with scholarship

May 29, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- Andrew Staub, who earned his journalism degree from Penn State earlier this month, has earned the 2009 Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors.

The award honoring the former editor of the Allentown Morning Call and Coatesville Record salutes an exemplary Pennsylvania college student who best displays the ideals of Ralph Flamminio, who was passionate about journalism and the First Amendment, and a champion for a better-informed citizenry.

Staub, from Spring Grove, Pa., will receive a $3,000 scholarship from the state APME. He was chosen from among 67 candidates for his broad portfolio of work at the Daily Collegian, the 20,000-circulation student-run newspaper at Penn State.

This summer, Staub, the son of Lana and Thomas Staub, is completing an internship with The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes-Barre. He will receive the award this weekend (May 29) at the annual APME state awards ceremony at the the Wyndham in Gettysburg.

Staub served in many reporting, editing and managerial positions at Penn State. He completed his tenure as managing editor of the Daily Collegian at the conclusion of the 2008-09 academic year.

(Media Contacts)

Last Updated June 01, 2009