Professional Communications Contest 2017 Award Winners

Congratulations!

Twenty-four first place winners are entered in the NFPW national communications competition.  Twenty entries earned second, third and honorable mention awards. 

First Name

Last Name

Score

Category

Cat Code

Entry Title









Sarah

Cortez

First

Book edited by entrant

64

Vanishing Points: Poems and Photographs of Texas Roadside Memorials




Ysabel

de la Rosa

First

Creative Verse - Single poem

61A

Birth by Emergency









Donna

Hunt

First

Personality profile - More than 500 words

09B

'Snake Editor' Judge Sholl








Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Food

10G

Onion played role in Katy Railroad diners; Mama's little booklet




Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Government or politics

10H

Things rarely change when it comes to politics; Today's presidential election unlike Ike in 1952

Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Green/environmental

10I

Snakes have long been an issue in Grayson County; Readers share stories with snakes in Grayson Coun

Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - History

10J

Washington kin was found in Oakwood Cemetery in 1967; Denison man finally recognized for heroism in

Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Religion

10N

Hopewell pastor was top Texas novelist; Railroad Chapel cars stopped in Denison in late 1800s

Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Reviews (any subject, must express personal opinion)

10O

New book tells short stories of Denison; From a Denison home to prisoner on German &-Boat

Donna

Hunt

First

Specialty articles - Sports

10R

Longhorns squad became Sherman Twins in 2007; Several top ballplayers came out of 1948 Sherman-Deni

Donna

Hunt

First

Columns - General

11B

'It's benign' are wonderful words to hear; Doc Holliday's dental office may have been at Alamo Hote

Brenna Clairr

O'Tierney

First

Community, institutional, or internal relations

37

Powering Progress in Our Community







Diane

Shapley-Box

First

Book designed by entrant

20C

Fred's Texas Stampede








Judith

Zaffirini

First

News Story - Print-based Newspaper

01A

Zaffirini Named to Hall of Fame







Judith

Zaffirini

First

Specialty articles - Education

10E

Zaffirini welcomes students from Mexico and Spain to Texas Capitol; championing education


Judith

Zaffirini

First

Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help

10M

Healthy families are top priority; Zaffirini: new law helps Texans support organ donation


Judith

Zaffirini

First

Headlines

12

TOPDD Strives to Prevent Developmental Disabilites; Texas Judicial Council Enhances Access to Justic

Judith

Zaffirini

First

Social Media Campaign - Nonprofit, government, or educational

31A

Senator Judith Zaffirini on Facebook and Twitter






Judith

Zaffirini

First

Single advertisements for print or electronic publication

33

John's legacy lives in our hearts







Judith

Zaffirini

First

Advertising campaigns built around one subject (print, online, or combination)

34

Ask Us 2016 Ad Campaign








Judith

Zaffirini

First

Newsletters - Nonprofit, government, or educational

44A

February E-Newsletter for Senator Judith Zaffirini






Judith

Zaffirini

First

News or feature release – single release

48

Senator Zaffirini Pre-Files 42 Bills for 2017 Legislative Session





Judith

Zaffirini

First

News or feature releases – multiple releases

49

Zaffirini: Feb. 1 Voter Registration Deadline Fast-Approaching; Senator Zaffirini Praises High Turno

Judith

Zaffirini

First

Speech

51

Speech Accepting the Outstanding Alumna Award from the Moody College of Communication

Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Specialty articles - Education

10E

Mr. South Texas ceremony; Zaffirini champions education for everyone




Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Specialty articles - Government or politics

10H

Zaffirini urges residents to vote in elections; Zaffirini encourages voting, civic engagement


Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Specialty articles - Physical health, fitness, mental health, self-help

10M

Senator promotes increased access to services; Zaffirini receives J.C. Montgomery Child Safety Award

Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Single advertisements for print or electronic publication

33

Honoring Veterans Everywhere Today and Every Day





Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Advertising campaigns built around one subject (print, online, or combination)

34

Outlook 2016 Ad Campaign








Judith

Zaffirini

Second

News or feature release – single release

48

Senator Zaffirini Receives Trailblazer Award For Impact on Hispanics in Central Texas


Judith

Zaffirini

Second

News or feature releases – multiple releases

49

Senator Zaffirini Honored by Rio Grande International Study Center; Senator Zaffirini Named "Legisla

Judith

Zaffirini

Second

Speech

51

Graduation Speech for the Texas Academy for International and STEM Studies



Judith

Zaffirini

Third

News Story - Print-based Newspaper

01A

Tax Free Weekend Begins








Judith

Zaffirini

Third

Single advertisements for print or electronic publication

33

Lt. Socrates "Catis" Pappas: A fallen hero we never knew, but always loved



Judith

Zaffirini

Third

News or feature release – single release

48

Zaffirini Receives 25 Statewide, Sweepstakes Communication Awards




Judith

Zaffirini

Third

Speech

51

Senator Jane Nelson: Hope is a Patent of Her Heart






Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Single advertisements for print or electronic publication

33

Happy Mother's Day from the Zaffirini Family!






Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

News or feature release – single release

48

Senator Judith Zaffirini Wins Re-Election to New Four-Year Term




Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

Speech Accepting the Legislative Hero Award from the Texas Access to Justice Foundation


Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

Speech Accepting the Trailblazer Award from the Hispanic Alliance




Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

Game Warden James E. Daughtrey: A Texas Hero






Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

The Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence: Making Excellence a Habit



Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

Speech Accepting a Special Community Recognition from the Rio Grande International Study Center

Judith

Zaffirini

Honorable Mention

Speech

51

Speech for Three Rivers High School Graduation




































 


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Kay Casey,
Apr 4, 2017, 7:43 PM
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