Five college journalists from the Buffalo area have won scholarships for the next academic year from the Greater Buffalo Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The winners are Conor Hurley, of Buffalo, who will be a senior at Syracuse University; Brandon G. Schlager, of Cheektowaga, a senior at SUNY Buffalo State; Aaron Mansfield, of Williamsville, a senior at the University at Buffalo; and Aidan Ryan, of Buffalo, and Hayden Ristevski, of North Tonawanda, both seniors at Canisius College.

Five area college students win journalism scholarships