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These awards are to recognize achievement in the print media.

Kaiser/Coe Journalism Award

2009
Evelyn Asher
Catherine Bare -- Watauga Democrat weekly column
schuyler kaufman -- book reviews
June Bare -- All About Women articles
Maggie Bishop -- All About Women author interviews
Tove Holmer
Wendy Dingwall
Lissa Brown
William F. Kaiser -- Watauga Democrat weekly column

2007
 
Evelyn Asher, Articles in Journal of Developmental Edu
Catherine Bare, Column in Watauga Democrat
Marian Coe, Journalist for St. Petersburg Times
Judy Geary, Articles in The Mountain Times
William F. Kaiser, Column in Watauga Democrat
schuyler kaufman, Column in Carolina Mountain Living, editor of HCW Journal
Mari-Liis Smyth, Column in Avery Journal
Wendy Thurston, Articles in national magazines

Juanita Tobin Poetry Award

2009
Connection Award to Ree Strauser for long time service as New Member Chair

2009
June Bare
Paula Fink
Barbara Sturgill

2007
June Bare, Quiet My Heart, book
Merle Guy, Joy of Christmas, Ideal Magazine, Guidepost
Dottie Isbell, For Marian Coe Zipperlin, Mountain Times
Sue Spirit, Sepia Days, Paper Doll Poetry Chapbook contest

 
2007 Short Story Contest Awards
1st for Granny Glenn by Peggy Poe Stern
2nd for Waiting to Eat by Terri Fabel
3rd for Happy Halloween by Marcia Cham
Honorable Mention for What Is Rare as a Day in October and Mrs. Van Heusen, both by Ingrid Kraus

 
2006 Memoir Contest, 500 words
First Place: Girdle Duty by Terri Fabel
Second Place: A Rebel Wind by Merle Guy
Third Place: Almost Not Born by Ingrid Kraus
Honorable Mention: The Quarter by Sandra Horton
Honorable Mention: Cold Hate by Wendy Dingwall

Congratulations to our excellent authors!

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