Organizers of World College Radio Day saluted 10 stations in six countries that made special efforts for the event this year.
WCRD announced recipients of the “Bret Michaels’ Spirit of College Radio Awards” recognizing efforts made by college stations on Oct. 2.
The award was named this year for Bret Michaels, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and front man for the band Poison. He is also a diabetic and survivor of a brain hemorrhage, and is active in a number of causes and charitable efforts.
He took part in a Q&A with students and donated $10,000 through his Life Rocks Foundation.
The 10 winners, listed below, were announced by Anabella Poland, president of College Radio Day 2020, and Eva Gustavfsson, president of World College Radio Day. They said a total of 570 stations in 43 countries participated in the day.
- Aggie Radio 92.3 KBLU-LP at Utah State University (USA)
- K103 Gothenburg Student Radio at University of Gothenburg/ Chalmers University (Sweden)
- KRSC-FM at Rogers State University (USA)
- MavRadio.fm at University of Nebraska-Omaha (USA)
- RADIO-E at Universidad de Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
- Radio 6023 at Università del Piemonte Orientale (Italy)
- Radio Katipunan 87.9 FM at Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)
- The Wolf Internet Radio at University of West Georgia (USA)
- UST Tiger Radio at University of Santo Tomas (Philippines)
- Webradio EAP at Hellenic Open University (Greece)
The College Radio Foundation supports student radio including online, cable, carrier current, FM and AM outlets.