Companion Takes First Place Honors

Chicago, IL (April 26, 2018) — The Covenant Companion won first place, Best in Class in Denominational Magazine, in the Associated Church Press (ACP) competition last week. A total of twelve top awards, including four first place honors, were added to the eight awards earned last month from the Evangelical Press Association.

The Companion has been involved with ACP, the oldest religious press association in North America, for more than 50 years. ACP represents a broad spectrum of Christian publishers and communicators, making this recognition especially significant.

“It is an honor to be recognized by our colleagues in this way,” said Cathy Norman Peterson, managing editor of the magazine. “A big thank you to the excellent writers across the Covenant that we have the privilege of working with.”

Click on the linked title to read each award-winning article.

Award of Excellence (1st):

Best in Class in Denominational Magazine

Editorial Courage: Breaking the Silence, by Edward Gilbreath
Feature Story, News Service, Website, or Blog: Redemption Song, by Stan Friedman
Devotional/Inspirational Long form: American Lessons, by Mark Won

Awards of Merit (2nd):

Personal Experience, Short form: Population 1,500, by Elizabeth Fondell
Letters to the Editor: Jan/Feb issue
Humor: There’s No Crying in VBS, by Dana Bowman
Seasonal: Fleeing to Bethlehem, by Helen Lee

Honorable Mention (3rd):

Biographical Profile: A Shot at Redemption, by Jill Riley
Personal Experience, Long form: American Lessons, by Mark Won
Department: Arts and Culture
Devotional/Inspirational Long form: Fleeing to Bethlehem, by Helen Lee

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