FCC Student Publication Named Most Outstanding Community College Literary-Art Magazine


The Frederick Community College literary arts magazine was named the 2019 Most Outstanding Community College Literary-Art Magazine by the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA).
The magazine, Tuscarora Review, also received a First Place with Special Merit Award.
The 2019 issue was the 39th edition of the Tuscarora Review, which features a variety of literature and visual art in the form of essay, creative non-fiction, one-act play, short story, poetry, feature/interview, photography, painting, drawing, illustration, and mixed media.
“Every year, the editorial board and production staff strive to put together a top-notch publication that showcases all of the talented writers and artists here at Frederick Community College,” said Ramón Jones, faculty advisor for the magazine and an assistant professor of English. “Being recognized as Most Outstanding Community College Literary-Art Magazine, among hundreds of other magazines across the country, is truly an honor and reflective of all of the time, energy, and dedication our faculty, staff, and, especially students put into the magazine.”
Each year, the magazine is put together by students with assistance from Jones and other faculty and staff members.
The 2019 issue was created by:
Kayla Swain and Draven Vasquez
Associate Editors:
Bryce Kelley and Kat Reyes
Design and Layout:
Trey Howard
Faculty Advisor:
Ramón Jones, Assistant Professor of English
Lisa Sheirer, Professor and Program Manager, Computer Graphics and Photography
Production Staff:
Cheryl Peterson, Academic Office Manager, English Department
To read the Tuscarora Review, click here.
If you are interested in getting involved with the Tuscarora Review, you can contact Ramón Jones at