The University of Sierra Leone over the weekend at the second annual awards banquet awarded three journalists at the University Academic Excellence and Leadership award. All three journalists are students at Fourah Bay College in the Department of Mass Communications. Two of them Tejan Lamboi reporting for the Democrat newspaper and Mohamed Alie Kamara working for an advertising company, Premier Media, bagged the Comium Award for best student in Mass Communication graduating with a first class honours degree. The third recipient is popular broadcaster, Ismail Koroma, who is still a student, received one of the most prestigious awards from the vice chancellor of the university Professor Aiah Gbakima, the chancellor’s leadership award. Ismail Koroma demonstrated the strongest leadership ability at the university. Mr Koroma was among other six recipients; Professors A.M Taqi, Edward Rhodes and Dr Victor R. Willoughby, Claudius Bert-Williams, Roland Buck and Mrs Bernadette Cole who received the vice chancellor’s award.