At the annual Michigan Community College Press Association Awards Ceremony at Central Michigan University in April, Schoolcraft College’s student-run newspaper staff received six first-place awards, six second-place awards, eight third-place awards and six honorable mentions. The first-place awards included:
- Informational Graphic/Illustration, awarded to the entire Connection staff
- Sports Feature Photo, awarded to Andrew Kieltyka
- Sports News Photo, awarded to Mandy Getschman
- Critical Review, awarded to Brianne Radke
- Original Cartoon and Humor Column, awarded to Jonathan King
Other categories in which the staff won awards included General Excellence (second-place), Front-page Design, Overall Page Design, In-depth News Story, Sports Column, Headline Writing, Personality Profile, Editorial, Feature Photograph, Sports Coverage, Inside Page Design, Serious Column, Online Newspaper and Feature Story. An online version of the Schoolcraft Connection can be found at schoolcraftconnection.com.