2021 Cartoon of the Year

Oct. 14, 2021

Associated Collegiate Press salutes the winners of its 2021 Cartoon of the Year competition.

Winners were announced during the ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention awards ceremony, presented virtually on Oct. 14.

2021 ACP Pacemaker Awards

Broadcast
Business
Innovation
Magazine
Newspaper
Online
2020 Yearbook

Best of Show
Virtual 2021
Fall National College Media Convention
Oct. 16, 2021


Editorial Cartoon

First
“The Divided States of America: Having Civil Political Discourse in 2021”
Samantha Miller
Graphic
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California

Second
“Happy Curfew”
Teddie Bernard
F Newsmagazine
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Third
“Nov. 3, 2020”
Camille Bautista
Los Angeles Loyolan
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California

Fourth
“Quitting Time”
Xiomara Villarreal-Gerardo
The Southwestern Sun
Southwest College
Chula Vista, California

Fifth
“Fine time for $15”
Summer Merkle
The Baylor Lariat
Baylor University
Waco, Texas

Honorable mentions

“COVID-19 virus as a man”
Morgan Taylor
The Auburn Plainsman, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

“It’s the ugly suits for me”
Shirley Susilo
The Connector, Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

“Your exposure is worth every penny”
Morgan Anderson
The Sunflower, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

“Wordplay can fuel hate, incite violence”
Amber Davis
The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

“Wordplay can fuel hate, incite violence”
Amber Davis
The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

“Voices of change are here”
Summer Merkle
The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas


Comic Strip/Panel

First
“I Exist”
A’Neshia Turner
Alice
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Second
“Red Bag Day”
Adam Sullens
Muleskinner
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri

Third
“Student Proved: Alien”
Derek Snyder
The Daily Barometer
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon

Fourth
“Bird Thoughts”
Michael Karp
F Newsmagazine
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Fifth
“Lancer Life”
Elijah Tronti
The Banner
California Baptist University
Riverside, California

Honorable mentions

“Ethnicity”
Darlene Maes
CSUDH Bulletin, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California

“Rat Gang: Nov. 9, 2020”
Christina Oyebade
Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, California

“Can’t come in without a mask”
Jerry Weiss
Richland Chronicle, Dallas College Richland Campus, Richardson, California

“Virtual Class”
Young Huer
The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

“Cats”
Mindy Van
The Daily Texan, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas