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AWARDS & RECOGNITION:

         PULITZER NEWSPAPERS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, The Daily Herald,  "Suspect Nabbed," for spot news story on cop-shooting bank robber being captured. FIRST PLACE REVIEWS, for review of Nanci Griffith, Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press. FIRST PLACE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING, Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association, collapse of Quail Creek dam. ONGOING NEWS COVERAGE, third place, Society of Professional Journalists, Utah Headliner Chapter. SPORTS FEATURE WRITING , third place, Utah-ldaho-Spokane Associated Press Association. FIRST PLACE FEATURE WRITING, Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association, story and photos about son and daughter visit mountain airplane crash site where their father died..CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION, Springvillle Kiwanis Club. INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING, first place, Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association,. EDITORIAL WRITING , third place, Utah-ldaho-Spokane Associated Press Association. FIRST PLACE SPECIAL SERIES, PROJECTS WRITING, Society of Professional journalists, Utah Headliners Chapter, . EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH, The Daily Herald. FEATURE WRITING, honorable mention, Society of Professional Journalists, Utah Headliners Chapter. RECOGNIZED APPLICANT , Journalist in Space Project, Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication. FEATURE WRITING, Honorable mention, Society of Professional journalists, Utah Headliners Chapter. MERIT AWARD PHOTOGRAPHY, annual communications and design show, communications association of Utah Valley  AWARD OF APPRECIATION, Arthritis Foundation. FEATURE NEWS WRITING, bronze award, Communications Association of Utah Valley. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY , silver merit award, Communications Association of Utah Valley annual competition. SPOT NEWS WRITING, honorable mention, Society of Professional journalists , Utah Headliners Chapter, plane crash on Maple Mountain.  PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY , first place, architectural division, Utah State Fair, comparative photograph of modern Trans-America building with traditional San Francisco building. FAMILY WEEKLY MAGAZINE, national photo contest, first place, elephant trainer and family. CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION, Handicapped Awareness, Inc.,  for service as board chairman. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY , third place, Utah State Fair. RECOGNIZED FOR UNIQUE PHOTO COVERAGE, read story. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY, third place, Utah State Fair. FIRST PLACE, Sundance Mountain Bike Race. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY , two honorable mentions, Utah State Fair. CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT, Eastman Kodak Co. LAKELAND BOATING MAGAZINE PHOTO CONTEST, second place national, (prize, 17-foot canoe). MOTORCYCLE RACE, second place class B 100 cc, Turpin Speedway y, Springvillle, Utah. FIRST PLACE COLLEGIATE PHOTOGRAPHY, Rocky Mountain Collegiate Press Association photo annual contest. CREATIVE WRITING, winner hospitalized Veterans national creative writing contest. ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL, U.S. Army Press Corps, Vietnam,. MOST SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO DRAMA, James Logan High School, Union City, 

       ALSO OF NOTE:
CLIMBED to summit, 18,405-foot (5,610 m) Volcán Pico de Orizaba , (aka Citlaltépetl), Puebla Veracruz, Mexico. Rode mountain bicycles with son from Salt Lake City to Sacramento. BICYCLED , with son from Salt Lake City to Sacramento. COMPLETED , Deseret News Marathon twice and Logan Marathon last two years. RODE and completed five years in a row Davis Double Century, a 200-mile-in-one-day bicycle ride starting in Davis, Calif. TEAM MEMBER, Utah National Guard Bikathon Team, as member bicycled with team five years in row from Utah-Idaho border to Utah-Arizona border, stopping at public schools along the way to speak about healthy lifestyles and the pitfalls of illegal drug use. CROSS COUNTRY SKIED three days from Strawberry Reservoir into Diamond Fork. FINISHED, last Pedal for Power Ride, group bicycle ride from St. George, Utah to Salt Lake City, and filed daily stories by computer and posted photographs to Daily Herald .


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