From the Worldwide Faith News archives

[PCUSANEWS] Presbyterians score a dozen RCC awards

From newsservice <newsservice@PCUSA.ORG>
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:01:57 -0500

You are currently subscribed to the PCUSANEWS

email list of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

To ensure continued delivery, please add
to your address book or safe senders list.

Remember to visit to renew your subscription
this week if you haven't already.


This story available online:< htm

>Presbyterians score a dozen RCC awards

Horizons, Presbyterians Today, Web team win in 2008

>by Jerry L. Van Marter
>Presbyterian News Service

LOUISVILLE ― Presbyterian communicators have won 12
DeRose-Hinkhouse awards in annual competition sponsored by
the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) [ ], an interfaith
communicators organization founded in 1929.

The awards, for material published in 2008, will be
presented March 27 at a luncheon during RCC's annual
convention in Boston. The group gives Awards of Excellence
(the highest honor) and Certificates of Merit.

Horizons ― the magazine of Presbyterian Women ― led the way
with five awards, four of them Awards of Excellence.

Presbyterians Today and the Web Team of the General
Assembly Council's Communications and Funds Development
each won three awards. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance won
one award.

The complete list of Presbyterian award winners:

- Magazine, single issue, Award of Excellence: Horizons,
Nov./Dec. 2008 (Susan Jackson-Dowd, Ashley Meyer, Stephanie

- Magazine, single issue, Certificates of Merit:
Presbyerians Today, Oct. 2008 (Eva Stimson, editor).

- Magazine, single article, Award of Excellence: John
Sniffen, Presbyterians Today, "Taking the Word to the War

- Graphic design, art and photography, overall publication,
Award of Excellence: Laura Lee, Horizons, July/Aug. 2008.

- Graphic design, art and photography, overall publication,
Certificate of Merit: Linda Crittenden, Presbyterians
Today, Oct. 2008.

- Public relations poster, Award of Excellence: Mark
Thomson, Dianna Ott, PC(USA) Web Team, Pentecost Offering
Promotional Poster.

- Special issue publication, Certificate of Merit:
Horizons, Jan./Feb. 2008 (Susan Jackson-Dowd, Ashley Meyer,
Sharon Dunne Gillies, Yvonne Hileman, Laura Lee, Stephanie
Morris, Debbie Paris, Jung Ju Winner, Carissa Herold).

- Design, publication cover, Award of Excellence: Stephanie
Morris, Horizons, Nov./Dec. 2008.

- Non-broadcast audio and video over 15 minutes, Award of
Excellence: Horizons, "Jubilee! Luke's Gospel for the
Poor," (Susan Jackson-Dowd, Laura Lee, Sharon Dunne
Gillies, Ashley Meyer, Yvonne Hileman and Debbie Paris).

- Documentary/educational video under 15 minutes, Award of
Excellence: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, "Project
Homecoming," (David Barnhart, Pamela Burdine).

- Internet communication, website, Certificate of Merit:
Jonathan Dennis, Dianna Ott, PC(USA) Web Team, 218th
General Assembly (2008) website [ ].

- Miscellaneous, Award of Excellence: Dana McMahan, Dianna
Ott, "Hear the Word" lectionary podcast.


You are currently subscribed to the PCUSANEWS

email list of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

>For questions or comments, send an email to

To learn more, visit

>Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
>100 Witherspoon Street
>Louisville, KY 40202
>(888) 728-7228

Browse month . . . Browse month (sort by Source) . . . Advanced Search & Browse . . . WFN Home