Presbyterians win eight RCC awards

Honorees to be recognized at April 7-10 fete in Chicago

March 8, 2010

LOUISVILLE

The Religion Communicators Council has announced that 12 Presbyterian communicators have won a total of eight awards in the annual DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards competition.

The awards will be presented during RCC’s once-every-decade Religion Communicators Congress, April 7-10 in Chicago.

The winners represent the PC(USA)’s Mission Interpretation and Creative Services offices and two publications — Presbyterians Today, the denomination’s general interest magazine, and HORIZONS, the magazine of Presbyterian Women.

The winners:

  • Susan Jackson Dowd, Stephanie Morris, Laura Lee, Ashley Meyer, HORIZONS, an Award of Excellence (first place) in “Non-broadcast audio/video” for Joshua: A Journey of Faith.
  • Thomas Brown, Creative Services, an Award of Excellence in Social Media for the AllWomen in the Church website.
  • Billie Healy, Mission Interpretation, a Certificate of Merit (second place) in “Public Relations Materials” for the 2010 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study.
  • Eva Stimson, editor of Presbyterians Today, a Certificate of Merit in “Writing” for The Faces of Immigration.
  • Shellee Layman, Creative Services, a Certificate of Merit in “Graphic Design, Art and Photography” for the Middle Eastern Presbyterians brochure.
  • Carol Johnson, Creative Services, a Certificate of Merit in “Graphic Design, Art and Photography” for the 2010 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study.
  • Shellee Layman, Creative Services, a Certificate of Merit in “Graphic Design, Art and Photography” for Presbyterians Today, July-August 2009 issue.
  • Mark Thomson, Creative Services, a Certificate of Merit in “Graphic Design, Art and Photography” for the One Great Hour of Sharing Leader’s Guide and bulletin inserts.

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