JCCC cartoonist nominated for national award

Kelsey Wroten's Sarcastic Animals
Kelsey Wroten has been nominated for an ACP Cartooning Award for her comic strip Sarcastic Animals.

Kelsey Wroten has been nominated a 2011 ACP Cartooning Award in the category of Best Comic Panel/Strip. Wroten’s strip Sarcastic Animals appears in the The Campus Ledger, the student paper of Johnson County Community College. The awards program is operated by the Associated Collegiate Press.

Wroten is one of five finalists for the award. Her strip was one of more than 200 entries that were submitted for consideration for the Cartooning Awards, which are co-sponsored by Kansas City’s Universal Uclick.

The winner will be announced at the 90th Annual ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Orlando on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. Entries were accepted in two categories: Editorial Cartoon and Cartoon Panel/Strip. The entries were judged on reader impact, community importance, artistic quality, originality, and clarity of message.

Wroten also publishes her own comics and cartoons. You can check out her work at her website, jukeboxcomix.blogspot.com and follow her on Twitter as @jukeboxcomix.

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