JEA announces fall 2013 award winners

JEA announces fall 2013 award winners

Linda Barrington, JEA's 2013 Carl Towley award winner

The Journalism Education Association is delighted to announce its list of fall 2013 award winners.

Linda Barrington, JEA's 2013 Carl Towley award winner

Linda Barrington, JEA’s 2013 Carl Towley award winner

Carl Towley Award (JEA’s highest honor, for service to JEA)

  • Linda Barrington, MJE, Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, Wis.

Administrator of the Year

  • Evans Bryant Branigan III, North Central High School, Indianapolis, Ind.

Medal of Merit (for significant contributions to scholastic journalism)

  • Carrie Faust, MJE, Smoky Hill High School, Aurora, Colo.
  • Karen Flowers, CJE, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
  • Kim Green, MJE, Columbus (Ind.) North High School
  • Cindy Todd, Westlake High School, Austin, Texas

Friend of Scholastic Journalism (given to an individual or group making a significant contribution to scholastic journalism)

  • Jim Angele, Lincoln, Neb.
  • Dann P. Gire, The Chicago (Ill.) Daily Herald
  • The Boston Globe, Brian McGrory, editor
  • Tim Taylor, superintendent, Butte Country Office of Education, Oroville, Calif. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Pat S. Graff, Albuquerque, N.M. (La Cueva High School, retired)
  • Rod Howe, Omaha, Neb. (Westside High School, retired)
  • Dianne Kuppig, Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln Southwest High School, retired)
  • Mary Luckenbill, CJE, Glendale, Ariz. Deer Valley High School, retired)
  • Cheryl Pell, CJE, East Lansing, Mich. (Michigan State University/MIPA, retired)
  • Ann Quinlan, Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln Southeast High School, retired)
  • Mark R. Sherwood, Orlando, Fla. Milwee Middle School, retired)
  • Terry Sollazzo, Valrico, Fla. (Wharton High School, retired)
  • Darryl Stafford, Denver, Colo. (Kent Denver School, retired)
  • Mark Thompson, CJE, Lake Villa, Ill. (Antioch Community High School, retired)
  • Kay H. Windsor, Clemmons, N.C. (R.J. Reynolds High School, retired) 

Honorees will receive their awards during the fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, on Nov. 16, in Boston.

The Journalism Education Association, Inc., is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and media advisers. It is headquartered at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.

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