Chips Quinn Scholars

Nearly 40 UA School of Journalism students have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since the program for diversity in journalism started in 1991:

2018: Maritza Cruz, Bay Area New Group, San Jose, Calif.

2017: Jorge Encinas, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.

2015: Briana Sanchez, St. Cloud (Minn.) Times

2015: Mariana Dale, Arizona Daily Star

2014: Noelle Haro-Gomez, Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa.

2013: Marcella Corona, St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press

2013: Brittny Mejia, Oakland (Calif.) Tribune

2013: Kellie Mejdrich, Orange County (Calif.) Register

2013: Amer Taleb, CNN

2013: Serena Valdez, Bay Area News Group, San Jose, Calif.

2012: Joshua Morgan, Victoria (Texas) Advocate

2011: Kassandra Lau, Victoria (Texas) Advocate

2011: Samantha Sais, Arizona Republic

2011: Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan, Patch.com

2010: Veronica Cruz, Santa Fe New Mexican

2010: Amanda Portillo: Orange County (Calif.) Register

2010: Roxana Vasquez, St. Cloud (Minn.) Times

2009: Dalina Castellanos Sasayama, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash.

2009: Andres Navarro, Orange County (Calif.) Register

2009: Nicole Santa Cruz, The Bulletin, Bend, Ore.

2008: Candace Begody, The Detroit News

2007: Jeffrey Javier, Asheville (N.C.) Citizen Times

2005: Nathan Tafoya, Arizona Daily Star

2003: Elsa Gunnberg, The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, Calif.

2001: Irene Hsiao, Salt Lake Tribune

2001: Joshua Trujillo, Arizona Republic

2000: La Monica Everett-Haynes, Salt Lake Tribune

2000: Audrey DeAnda, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

2000: Jesus Lopez Jr., Salt Lake Tribune

2000: Topper Johnson, Oakland (Calif.) Tribune

1999: Nicole Acorn, 48 Hours, CBS News, New York

1999: Topper Johnson, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland

1999: Jesus Lopez Jr., Arizona Republic

1998: Nadia Villagran, Tucson Citizen

1997: Gregory Granillo, Mail Tribune, Medford, Ore.

1996: Melissa Martinez, Tucson Citizen

1994: Theoden Janes, Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette

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