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2004 Excalibur Award Winners Announced

2004 PRSA Houston Excalibur Awards
June 17, 2004

Legacy Award: Will Osterloh, APR, Fellow PRSA

Grand Excalibur Award: Nicole Cloutier-Lemasters with NASA Johnson Space Center

Young Public Relations Professional of the Year: La Chanda Jenkins Texas Southern University 

Public Relations Professional of the Year: Daniel K. Carpenter with NASA-Johnson Space Center

Public Affairs Office Non-Profit PR Program/Campaign
Bronze Kris Taylor, APR and Janet Theis with Katy ISD for Leadership Katy ISD
Silver Planned Parenthood of Houston & Southeast Texas for Image Campaign

Media Relations Campaign
Bronze Samantha FeWox with Vollmer for St. Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes
Silver  Fleishman Hillard with Shell Oil Products US for Texaco-to-Shell Brand Conversion
Gold  Nicole Cloutier-Lemasters with NASA Johnson Space Center Public Affairs Office for A Taste of Space

News Release
Bronze Lisa Merkl with University of Houston for Neurological Benefits of Nicotine Discovered at UH
Silver Bronwyn Wallace & Paula Smith with Hill & Knowlton, Houston-Galveston Area Council and UPS for Brown Goes Green
Gold Cindy Landers with Jiffy Lube International for Jiffy Lube: Degreasing A Masculine Brand
 
Feature Release
Bronze Sarah Peterson & Darren Craig with Southwest Bank of Texas for A Miracle on Wall Street: Santa's Stock Watch
Silver Mickey Gentry with Ward Creative Communications for Stolt Offshore Salvages an Oil Production Platform

Press Conference
Bronze Mickey Gentry and Shelley Eastland with Ward Creative Communications for Chrome Energy Press Conference at OTC
Silver Virginia Q. Sanchez, Jose H. Moreno, Susie Rodriguez, Carla Rizzati and Luis Casanova with Lopez Negrete Communications and Bank of America for Bank of America SafeSend Mexico City Press Conference
Silver Melisssa Quiroz and Megan Mastal with Hill & Knowlton, Houston-Galveston Area Council for Houston's Best Workplaces for the Commuters Campaign

Media Kit – Printed
Silver  Maggie Hawkins, Mickey Gentry& Heather McBride with Ward Creative Communications for Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual IAH Airport Festival

VNR
Bronze  Laura Frnka, Jennifer Hart and Bill Zander with Texas Children's Hospital for Acute Lymphomatic Leukemia VNR    

Media Launch
Bronze  Jennifer Temple and Sara Thobae with Hewlett-Packard and Hill & Knowlton for HP's SMB Initiative - Smart Office
Gold  Kevin Beagley, Michelle Tatum and Ed Davis with  Hewlett-Packard and Hill & Knowlton for Big Bang and the DVD Movie Writer
Gold Lori Brown, Bettie DeBruhl & Angie Knust with Stevens/FKM Public Relations for Shiner Light Media Launch

Op Ed/Bylined Article
Bronze  Ronda Wendler with Texas Medical Center News for The Doctor is Out: Souring Insurance Rates Drive Doctors Out of Texas
Silver  Dan Keeney, APR with DPK Public Relations for Pinchak & Associates The Value of Visas
Gold  Vickie Milazzo, RN,MSN,JD, of Vickie Milazzo Institute with Sharon Dotson, APR, Bayou City Public Relations for When it Comes to Nursing 'ER' isn't Reality TV

External Newsletter
Bronze Ronda Wendler, Kathleen Charter and Michele Owen with Texas Medical Center News for Texas Medical Center News

External Magazine
Silver  Dawn Dorsey, Editor & Paul Kuntz, Photographer with Texas Children's Hospital for Developments Magazine
Gold  Emma V. Chambers with The Methodist Hospital for Leading Medicine Magazine

Feature Story
Bronze  Liz Johnson with Port of Houston Authority for Safe Passage
Silver  Ronda Wendler with Texas Medical Center News for State of Emergency May Soon End for Texas Trauma System: New Legislation Addresses ER Crisis
Gold  Ronda Wendler with Texas Medical Center News for Patients Fake Ills to Teach Medical Skills
 
Internal Communications Campaign
Silver  Stan Sehested, Scott Scheffler, Kammy Reece and Christy Lee with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP for Defining a Culture

Internal Newsletter
Bronze  Scott Scheffler & Stan Sehested with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP for nTouch Newsletter
Silver  Bill Zander, Allison Jinnette and Mary Kelly with Texas Children's Hospital for Check It Out
Gold  Karen Love & Raissa Evans with PKF Texas, P.C. for PFK Press
 
Community Relations Program
Bronze  Office of Communications with University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering for High School Initiative
Silver  Megan Mastal and Sylvia Cavazos with Hill & Knowlton and Sylvia Cavazos Public Relations for 2025 Regional Transportation Plan
Gold  Linda Singleton, Dan Carpenter, Melissa Davis and Eldora Valentine with NASA/Johnson Space Center - Public Affairs Office for Hometown Heroes

Charitable Giving

Bronze  Karen Love and Raissa Evans with PKF Texas, P.C.  for American Heart Association Heartwalk
Silver Michelle Tatum, Heather Schroeder and Ed Davis with HPshopping.com and Hill and Knowlton for HPshopping.com - Holiday Charity Donation
Silver  Cindy Landers with Jiffy Lube International for Jiffy Lube and The Jimmy Fund: Saving Lives One Oil Change at a Time

Educational Campaign or Outreach
Bronze  CenterPoint Energy and the University of Houston for Power Tools for Nonprofits Conference
Bronze  Cindy Landers with Jiffy Lube International for Jiffy Lube: International Summer Car Care Educational Campaign

Government/Public Affairs Program
Bronze  Scott Forbes and Argentina James with Port of Houston Authority  Public Affairs Division for Houston Ship Channel Deepening and Widening

MultiCultural Campaign
Bronze  Virginia Q. Sanchez, Jose H. Moreno, Carla S. Molina, Susie Rodriguez and Luis Casanova with Lopez Negrete Communications and Bank of America for Bank of America Hispanic Banking
Gold  Virginia Q. Sanchez, Jose H. Moreno, Susie Rodriguez, Sharon Haak and Pat Hammond with Lopez Negrete Communications and Reliant Energy for Reliant Energy Hispanic Media Tour
 
Crisis Management/Response
Bronze  Julie Tushingham, Harmony Simmons, Brook Wootton and Carol Cox with Global SantaFe for Starting Over: Regaining Confidence in a Crisis Communications Program
Silver  Public Affairs Office at Nasa-Johnson Space Center for Space Shuttle Columbia is Lost

Investor Relation/Financial Communications
Gold  Jennifer Tweeton with Vollmer Public Relations for Crosstex Energy, L.P.

Annual Report
Bronze  Public Affairs Division and Port of Houston Authority with Gilbreath Communications and David Bray Photography for One Diverse Portfolio
Silver  Sarah Peterson & Darren Craig with Southwest Bank of Texas for Creating a Marketing Friendly Annual Report: It's not Rocket Science
Gold  Elizabeth Fordham with Quill & Ink for Sanders Morris Harris Group 2002 Annual Report

Brand & Reputation Management
Silver  Sally Ramsay, Clint Woods, Emily Skaggs and Jordan Brient with Pierpont Communications for Money Management International Brand Management
Gold  Karen Love & Raissa Evans with PKF Texas, P.C. for PFK Texas

Corporate Identity Campaign
Bronze  Kent Newsome, Linda Addison, Frank Jones, Dave Martin, Jackie Krejci, Paul Revilla, Nicole Wyman, Craig Smith, Paul Schneidau and Lisa Henson with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. for Corporate Identity Campaign

Other Brand Management Program
Bronze  Elizabeth Fordham with Quill & Ink for NetVetsant Solutions Alliance Partners Marketing Inserts
Gold  Michelle Herskowitz, Rick Wirth and Damon Yerian with Shell Oil Company and Gilbreath Communications for Shell Oil Company Community Ad Program

Integrated Marketing Campaign
Bronze  Christine M. Hollinden with Hollinden Marketing Solutions for Classy Closets of Houston Marketing Campaign
Silver  Griffin Integrated Marketing with Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for Bay Area Houston Image Campaign & Launch
Gold  Fulbright & Jaworski Client Relations Department for Business: Integrated Marketing

Grass Roots Program/Guerilla Marketing
Silver  Office of Communications at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering for High School Initiative

Product Launch
Silver  Graham Makin with Weatherford International Ltd. For Clarion Product Launch
Gold  Darci Sinclair, Alice Brink and Monica Silva with Vollmer Public Relations for Reaching Higher: The launch of Kraton A Polymars

Collateral – Brochure
Bronze  Dawn Dorsey, Dina Gustin and Paul Kuntz with Texas Children's Hospital for Facing the Future
Bronze  Alan Dodd with Administaff, Inc. for Now is the Time for…Administaff
Silver  Brochure Team with Brookwoods Group for Brookwoods Group Brochure
Gold  Graham Makin with Weatherford International Ltd. For 5 Fast Facts - Simple Intelligent Brochure

Collateral - Specialty Items
Bronze  Karen Love & Raissa Evans with PKF Texas, P.C. for PFK Texas Recruiting Brochure
Gold  Nancy V. Mills, APR with The Mills Agency for $40K A State Away

Experiential Marketing
Bronze  Reg Rowe, Sarah Thobae, Michelle Tatum and Maggie Beery with Hewlett-Packard and Hill & Knowlton for iPaq Spring Break Treasure Hunt

Website
Bronze  Elizabeth Fordham with Quill & Ink for Send-sationals.com
Silver  Tiffany Heikkila, Bronwyn Wallace and Jamie Kincaid with Hill & Knowlton for Making a Better Bay
Silver  Kent Newsome, Linda Addison, Frank Jones, Jackie Krejci, Paul Revilla, Dave Martin, Nicole Wyman, Craig Smith, Paul Schneidau and Lisa Henson with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. for Web Site

Electronic Newsletter/E-zine
Bronze  Merrisa Turner and Greg Frommert with Administaff, Inc. for Sales Communicator
Bronze  Merrisa Turner and Greg Frommert with Administaff, Inc. for Inside Administaff
Gold  Kammy Keece, Christy Lee, Scott Scheffler and Stan Sehested with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP for nTheKnow

Webcast/Webinar
Gold  Christy Lee, Stan Sehested, Kammy Reece and Scott Scheffler with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP & Motion Media for nMotion

Special Event
Bronze  Public Affairs Division at Port of Houston Authority, The Clifford Group and Gilbreath Communications for Mighty Tidy Launch
Silver  Public Affairs Team at PanHandle Energy for Tunkline LNG Expansion Groundbreaking
Gold  Bronwyn Wallace, Beth Whitehead and Keith Garber with Hill & Knowlton and Houston-Galveston Area Council for Advancing the Choice for Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Trade Show
Gold  Sharon Ives with Weatherford International Ltd. For 2003 OffShore Europe Exhibit

Speech Writing
Bronze  Liz Johnson with Port of Houston Authority for Greater Houston Partnership Speech
Silver  Pamela McConathy & Victor Tsai with Pierpont Communications for Sol Arc: On Mission
Gold  Sally Ramsay with Pierpont Communications for ConFuels Keynote Address for the NABMBA

Article
Bronze  Barbara Brescian, APR with City of Sugarland for Fire Chief's Reorganization Yields Cost Savings
Silver  Ronda Wendler with Texas Medical Center News for No Flu Shots Yet?  Don't Delay, Experts Say
Silver  Ronda Wendler with Texas Medical Center News for Stem Cells Mimic 'Miracle Grow' in Damaged Hearts
  
Special Purpose Publication

Bronze  Alan Dodd with Administaff, Inc. for Highlights

Special Video Project
Bronze  Alan Dodd with Administaff, Inc. for Now is the time for …Administaff
Gold  Megan Mastal with Hill & Knowlton and Bayou City Productions for Welch Award Tribute Video
   
Student category: Outstanding PR Internship
Marianne Pillar with Paradigm Communications

Student category: Outstanding Classroom Campaign
Mari Pillar, Eric Herrera, Kristin Pacheco, Jennifer Mann and Teresa Preza with the University of Houston

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