- Tim Anderson, Lauren Cohen, Courtney O’Brien, Christina Billos, Deion Broxton, Jasmine Green
- Graduating seniors: Deion Broxton, Alex Pittman, Sydney Adamson, Lauren Cohen, Max Venezia, Michael Bell
Student choice: Best reporting & Writing
- Best reporting & writing: Living and learning as Kez Hall: One student shares their experience with gender neutral housing and LGBT clubs on Towson’s campus, Sydney Adamson.
- Runners up: Behind statistical bars, Diamond Hillyer. Creating new lives in Baltimore, Chris Petrides.
Student choice: Best photos
- Best photos: Millennial entrepreneur overcomes obstacles, Courtney Obrien.
- Runner up: Creating new lives in Baltimore, Chris Petrides.
Student choice: Best multimedia
- Best multimedia: Heroin in Harford County, Rachel Porto.
- Runner up: More than just a pearl, Christina Billos.
Judges choice: Best story of the semester
- Heroin in Harford County, Rachel Porto
- Best cliché hunter: Deion Broxton. From the very first review session, he was ruthless (and helpful) in finding and deleting clichés.
- Best brainstorming buddies: Lauren Cohen, “She was a great help when it came to discussing various ideas and gave great support.” Kaili Corkran & Jasmine Greene, “They helped me with new ideas that would improve my story.” Chris Petrides “He was really transparent and encouraging!”
- Survival award: Chris Draughn. “For taking capstone, editing, featuring writing and reporting all at the same time.”
- Most thorough editors: Courtney Obrien, “She always editing everything and wasn’t afraid to give an honest critique. She always presented great points from the reader’s perspective.” Rachel Porto, “She showed me ways to improve instead of just saying ‘this needs to be better.’ ” Tim Anderson, “He was really good at finding inaccuracies, holes and unanswered questions.”