April 16, 2024

The NYU Journalism major Stacia Datskovska placed in the top 20 of this year’s Personality/Profile writing competition for Hearst Awards.

Datskovska’s intimate look into the life of a female firefighter and boxer, Nicole Malpeso: The Pride of Staten Island, which was published on Cooper Squared, reached No. 13 on the list. This was Hearst’s fourth and last writing competition of the year.