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June 2010

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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May 2010

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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July 2009

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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June 2009

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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May 2009

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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July 2008

Judi Buehrer, 2008 Winner and National Runnerup

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 July 17th, 2008|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

As a child, she loved to read about intrepid gal reporter “Brenda Starr” in the comic pages. In high school, she authored a weekly gossip column, “Jabbers by Judi.” As an adult, she’s covered events ranging from county commission meetings to a coup in Russia. With stellar professional credentials and an outstanding record of service to [...]

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June 2008

CPW awards three scholarships in 2008

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 June 12th, 2008|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

Colorado Press Women awarded three scholarships in 2008 — Donnae Wahl to Donnae Wahl, a student at the University of Northern Colorado; Taylor Stonehouse, a new graduate of Mesa State College; and Zeljka Borovic from the University of Dubrovnik in Croatia. Donnae is a senior political science major, with a minor in women's studies [...]

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July 2007

Marilyn Saltzman, 2007 Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 July 30th, 2007|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

Marilyn Saltzman, APR, worked for Jeffco Public Schools, the largest school district in Colorado, for 20 years. Her job included media relations, crisis communications, internal and external public relations and publications. Her publications and programs received numerous state and national awards. She managed media and internal relations during the Columbine crisis and is currently consulting on [...]

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June 2007

DU Student Wins 2007 CPW Scholarship Award

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 June 15th, 2007|Categories: College Communications Scholarship, Competitions|

Kara Lyons, 2007 college scholarship winner Colorado Press Women has awarded its 2007 college scholarship to Kara Lyons, a student at the University of Denver. Kara was born and raised in Lakewood, where she lived with her parents and a brother and sister until heading to college. She began taking journalism classes in her [...]

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May 2007

2007 CPW High School Communications Contest Awards

By | 2016-09-09T17:37:05+00:00 May 12th, 2007|Categories: Competitions, High School Communications Contest|

Nearly 60 Colorado high school journalists have been recognized by Colorado Press Women for their writing and graphic design skills. The students are learning journalism skills by participating in the creation and production of their school newspapers. The contest categories include Editorial, Opinion, News, Feature, Sports, Columns, Feature Photo, Sports Photo, Cartooning, Reviews, Graphics and Page [...]

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