The Clyde D. Lowery and George B. Morley Awards

The Clyde D. Lowery Award for Professionalism and Integrity in Journalism

This award was established in honor of the Wildcat’s first fulltime publications director and adviser. Lowery, who served form 1973-1989, and again in 1992, was mentor to hundreds of student journalists and editors, many of whom are now at the top of their careers in newsrooms throughout the world. During the “Clyde Years,” the Wildcat moved increasingly (and inevitably) toward organizational and financial independence and grew into the paper it is today, one of the largest and most successful college dailies.

2001     Eric Swedlund
2002     Cynthia Cole
2003     Daniel Scarpinato
2004     Jeffrey Sklar
2005     Brett Fera
2006     Aaron Mackey
2007     Nicole Santa Cruz
2008     Tom Knauer
2009     Lance Madden
2010     Laura Donovan
2011     Heather Price-Wright
2012    Colin Darland
2013    Kristina Bui

The George B. Morley Award for Achievement in Advertising and Business

George Morley is another mentor whose work with students is long remembered and valued by alumni. George was the advertising supervisor from 1978 – 1993. Coming to the Wildcat after a career as a foreign service officer, George instilled high standards for professionalism and customer service in his advertising sales staff. During his tenure, the Wildcat topped the $1 million mark in revenue for the first time.

2001      Alissa Reinesch
2002      Lisa Salamone
2003      Jennifer Leon
2004      Luke Larson
2005      Lenny Karpel
2006      Jorge Pongo
2007      Katie Braband
2008      Justin Rediger
2009      Harry Lex
2010      Noel Palmer
2011      Jasmin Bell
2012     Courtney Wood
2013     Annabelle Baggs

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