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Monmouth University Class of 2013 student Kate Nawoyski was honored at the 38th Annual Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association (JASPER) Awards Dinner on October 12.  Ms. Nawoyski, who is a communication major, resides in Sewell, New Jersey.

Ms. Nawoyski won the gold Rising Star Award for her Monmouth University online video Macheke Sustainability Project: Moleen Madziva in which she interviewed Monmouth alumna, Moleen Madziva, who, with the help of Monmouth University students, is creating meaningful ways for improving the quality of life in her native Zimbabwean village of Macheke. To view the award-winning video, visit

In total, Monmouth University received six gold and one silver award  from JASPER:

Gold: Archaeology Field School – Television/Video, Short Documentary/Promo, 61 seconds – 10 minutes

Gold: Macheke Sustainability Project: Moleen Madziva – Monmouth University student Kate Nawoyski – Rising Star

Gold: Monmouth University President’s Report – Print Material, Annual Report, over $8,000

Gold: Monmouth University President’s Report – Excellence In Writing/Annual Report

Gold:  Paul G. Gaffney II Roast – Special Events Planning – Fundraiser (one-time)

Gold: “19th Century Maritime Art, Our History in Paintings” Gallery Guide – Design/Special Purpose Print Material: Catalog

Silver: Graduate Degree in Anthropology Brochure – Print Material, Brochure, under $8,000

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