“And she can sew, too!”

I’ve won a few awards in my time, both as a journalist and during my 10-year stint in higher education as an academic advisor and career counselor. I might have won more if I had paid attention better to announcements about entering writing and reporting competitions but like the dog in the movie “Up”, I’m frequently distracted by squirrels.

  • 2020: NSNC: Honorable Mention, Crisis Commentary
  • 2014: University of Arizona: Outstanding Professional Advisor
  • 2012 NACADA: Outstanding New Advisor Certificate of Merit
  • 2012 University of Arizona: Outstanding Emerging Professional Advisor
  • 2009 Arizona Press Club, first place, best news blog
  • 2009 Arizona Press Club, First Place: Education Reporting (non-metro)
  • 2009 Arizona Press Club, Second Place: Business Reporting (non-metro)
  • 2008 The Tucson Citizen: Content Provider of the Year
  • 2008 Arizona Newspapers Association, Second Place: Best Sports Story
  • 2003 Arizona Press Club, Second Place: Feature Column Writing (Don Schellie Award)
  • 2003 Arizona Press Club, Third Place: Sustained Coverage or Series
  • 2003 National Catholic Press Association, Third Place: Best Commentary
  • 2003 Arizona Newspapers Association, Third Place: Best Non-daily Column
  • 2002 National Catholic Press Association, Second Place: Best Feature Writing