Fall 2012 award winners announced

Fall 2012 award winners announced

The Journalism Education Association has announced the 2012 winners of its annual individual fall awards. The recipients will be honored at the Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in San Antonio, Nov. 15-18.

Robert Greenman, a retired publications adviser and author from New York, won the Carl Towley Award – considered JEA’s highest honor — given each year to the organization’s member whose work has been of superior value to the JEA.

Carl Towley Award

  • Robert Greenman, retired publications adviser and author, New York, N.Y.

Administrator of the Year

  • Susan Enfield, superintendent of schools, Highline Public Schools, Burien, Wash.

Medal of Merit Award

  • Vincent DeMiero, media adviser, Mountlake Terrace (Wash.) High School
  • Mary Kay Downes, MJE, media adviser, Chantilly (Va.) High School
  • Peggy Gregory, CJE, language arts specialist, Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Ariz.

Friend of Scholastic Journalism

  • The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee
  • William Dussling, board member, Township High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • Phyllis Fletcher, KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, Seattle, Wash.
  • William Macfadyen, founder and publisher of noozhawk.com, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Bobby Malish, Canon USA, Dallas, Texas

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Sharleen K. Ball, Omaha, Neb.
  • Sam Bidleman, Bloomsburg, Pa.
  • Edward Bray, Canon City, Colo.
  • Phyllis Cooper, Asheville, N.C.
  • Jill Farkas, CJE, Window Rock, Ariz.
  • Sue Farlow, CJE, Asheboro, N.C.
  • Cornelia Harris, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Janice L. Hatfield, CJE, Mount Morris, Pa.
  • Yvonne Johnson, Mesa, Ariz.
  • Sheila Jones, CJE, Littleton, Colo.
  • Joy Lessard, Ellensburg, Wash.
  • Susan Miller, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Marie Parsons, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Janet K. Raddish, Omaha, Neb.
  • Steve Slagle, CJE, Walnut, Calif.
  • Patricia Turley, Junction City, Ore.
  • Kathleen D. Zwiebel, CJE, Pottsville, Pa.
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