Gazette Wins Five Virginia Press Awards


Crozet Gazette graphic artist Allie Pesch won a first place award for advertising design at the annual Virginia Press Association’s Awards Dinner in Richmond April 8, one of five total for the paper for the 2016 contest year. Pesch won two second place awards as well as two alternate awards in other advertising categories.

Clover Carroll’s language and literature essays won second place for columnists, and editor Mike Marshall won third place for news writing portfolio.

The Gazette falls into the VPA’s “specialty” publication category and its competition includes C-ville Weekly, Richmond Magazine and Style Weekly.


  1. Congratulations! Mike and Allie, this paper is a treasure. And Clover, yours is the ‘go to’ column that we all love.

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