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2012 CPW Scholarships

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:33+00:00 June 29th, 2012|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

With 13 outstanding applicants for college scholarships in 2012, CPW decided to grant two awards. First-place winner, Avalon Jacka, received $1,000, and second-place winner, Kaitlyn Schlicht, received $500.   Avalon Jacka Avalon Jacka, a Colorado native, has completed her junior year at the University of Colorado. She is majoring in news-editorial journalism with a [...]

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Teresa Ford, 2011 Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:33+00:00 July 20th, 2011|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

When Teresa Ford completed her bachelor's degree in social science from Colorado State University she had absolutely no idea where to go with it. Puzzling over her future, the young graduate got advice from her husband of less than a year that reoriented her life and set her on an exciting, successful and fulfilling career path. [...]

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2011 CPW Scholarship

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:33+00:00 July 17th, 2011|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

Aliese Willard Aliese Willard, entering her junior year in 2011 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, has been awarded Colorado Press Women’s 2011 scholarship. Barbara Gigone, scholarship chair, said CPW board members chose Aliese for the $500 award for her educational background in journalism, high grades and her impressive community service record and [...]

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2011 CPW High School Communications Contest Awards

By | 2016-09-09T17:34:46+00:00 May 22nd, 2011|Categories: Competitions, High School Communications Contest|

Tess Halac, Rocky Mountain, 1st, Single-Page Layout, Front Page, Jan. 21, 2011 Cassa Niedringhaus, Rocky Mountain, 2nd, Single-Page Layout, "Day of Recognition" Joanie Lyons, Mountain Vista, 3rd, Single-Page Layout, "Perfect Act" Macy Morgan & Jack Reeves, Mountain Vista, 1st, Double-Truck Layout, "The Life After High School" Ricki Watkins, Montrose, 2nd, Double-Truck Layout, "I'm Stressing Out!" Macy [...]

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Ann Lockhart, 2010 Winner for Colorado and National Runnerup

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:33+00:00 July 17th, 2010|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

Name a major public health issue that made state or national headlines from the 1970s through the 1990s, and Colorado Press Women's Communicator of Achievement likely was in the midst of the brouhaha. During her 12 years as a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - and nearly 12 more years in [...]

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2010 CPW Scholarships

By | 2016-09-09T12:58:22+00:00 June 12th, 2010|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

Colorado Press Women has awarded two scholarships to deserving young journalists. Recipients for 2010 are Leah Millis, photo editor at The Metropolitan, the student newspaper for Metro State College in Denver, and Katherine Schultz, Mesa State College in Grand Junction. Undergraduate students majoring in journalism or mass communications at a Colorado university or college are eligible [...]

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2010 CPW High School Communications Contest Awards

By | 2016-09-09T17:35:52+00:00 May 15th, 2010|Categories: Competitions, High School Communications Contest|

First-place Winners Editorial: Connor Morgan, Kent Denver School, Englewood, Colo., "The Definition of a Hero" and first place at the national level Opinion: Caleb Cunningham, Kent Denver School, Englewood, Colo., "The New News" and first place, national News: Anna McClean, Longmont High School, Longmont, Colo., "Severe budget cuts loom" and honorable mention, national Feature: Hannah Smith, [...]

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Lee Anne Peck, 2009 Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:33+00:00 July 13th, 2009|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

"Honey, don't go into journalism. Take your talents as an artist and go work for Hallmark." This was not an off-hand remark from a casual acquaintance to Lee Anne Peck, Colorado Press Women's 2009 Communicator of Achievement. This was advice from Helen Benedict, Lee Anne Peck's beloved grandmother and a pioneering female journalist at Iowa's Sioux [...]

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CPW awards three scholarships in 2009

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 June 20th, 2009|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

CPW has awarded a $2,000 one-time scholarship in memory of longtime member Leah Flanders and two $500 scholarships.   Maggie Schoonmaker Maggie Schoonmaker, a junior in the University of Colorado's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has won the Leah Flanders Scholarship by Colorado Press Women. Schoonmaker, a graduate of Chatfield High School in [...]

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2009 CPW High School Communications Contest Awards

By | 2016-09-09T17:36:40+00:00 May 20th, 2009|Categories: Competitions, High School Communications Contest|

Twenty-five students from three Colorado high schools submitted 50 entries in the 2009 communications contest. Thirty-five awards, ranging from first place to honorable mention, were handed out. Summary Kent Denver School, Sun Devils' Advocate, 21 awards (five firsts, six seconds, seven thirds, three honorable mentions)— sweepstakes winner Mountain Vista High School, Highlands Ranch, Eagle Eye, four [...]

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