Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM EDUCATION
Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Our 100 lists of 100: Colorado

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It’s only fitting to highlight the Centennial State during JEA’s centennial!

Programming & Organizations
1. Colorado Student Media Association (formally known as Colorado High School Press Association)
2. reThink
3. JDay
4. Rocky Mountain Journalism Camp
5. 5280 Summer Workshop
6. CSMA Summer Adviser Workshop
7. Capitol Hill Press Conference
8. CSMA All-Colorado
9. CSMA Best of Colorado
10. CSMA Hall of Fame
11. Colorado Freedom on Information Coalition
12. Society of Professional Journalism Colorado Pro Chapter

Local Newspapers
13. Colorado Community Media
14. Colorado Broadcasters Association
15. Colorado Press Club
16. KOAA
17. KRDO

Collegiate Publications
18. Air Force Academy Falcon Vision
19. Rocky Mountain Student Media Coporation
20. CMCI Student Media

Founders
21. Dorothy Greer
22. Dorothy Morgan

Heroes of Scholastic Journalism
23. Don Ridgway
24. Marta Hedde
25. Fran Henry
26. Shelia Jones
27. Barb Plungy
28. Dianne Gum
29. Stephen Wahlfeldt
30. Clarissa Clozier
31. Greg Luft
32. Jack Kennedy
33. Mark Newton
34. Jeff Browne
35. Representative Barb McLachlan

Adviser Recognition
. JEA Lifetime Achievement Award Winners:
36. Yvette Manculich, 2023
37. Mark Newton – 2020
38. Gloria (Lori) Eastman – 2018
39. Stephen Wahlfeldt – 2016
40. Ann Healey – 2015
41. Barbara McLachlan – 2014
42. Jack Kennedy – 2014
43. Darryl Stafford – 2013
44. Edward Bray – 2012
45. Sheila Jones – 2012
46. Mary Lauck – 2010
47. Clarissa Crozier – 2007
48. Kathy Daly – 2007
49. Dianne Gum – 2007
50. Marta Hedde-Wood – 2007
51. Arthur “Dick” Dixon – 2006
52. Frances Henry – 2006

JEA Carl Towley Award
53. Mark Newton – 2017
54. Jack Kennedy – 2004
55. Dorothy Greer – 1971
56. JEA Medal of Merit: Jed Palmer – 2023, Justin Daigle – 2022, Carrie Faust – 2013, Mark Newton – 2010, Kristi Rathbun – 2007, Jack Kennedy – 2003, Kathy Daly – 2000
57. JEA Friends of Scholastic Journalism: Peter Griffin (Jostens) – 2020, Greg Luft (CSU) – 2018, Gary Cordray (Jostens) – 2010, Kim Blumhardt (CSU) – 2007, Jeff Browne (CSU) – 2006, Mary & Barrie Hartman (Louisville) – 2004
58. JEA Rising Star: Alexis Bailey – 2023, Laurel Wicke – 2021, Zeb Carabello – 2018, Gina Claus – 2018, Hannah Shapiro – 2018, Tim Ryckman – 2017, Leslie Thompson – 2016, Annie Gorenstein Falkenberg – 2015, Adam Dawkins – 2014, Melissa Larson – 2014, Jessica Hunziker – 2014, Cory Morlock – 2014, Angela Banfield – 2013, Kathy Gustad – 2011, Anastasia Harrison – 2011, Karen Slusher – 2011, Justin Daigle – 2010, Carrie Faust – 2008, Nathan Thompson – 2008

JEA H.L. Hall Yearbook Adviser of the Year National Winner:
59. Kristi Rathbun – 2022
60. Kathy Daly – 1998, Distinguished – 1996
61. JEA H.L. Hall Yearbook Adviser of the Year: Annie Gorenstein-Falkenberg – Distinguished – 2021, Yvette Manculich – Distinguished – 2020, Jessica Hunziker – Special Recognition – 2019, Annie Gorenstein Falkenberg – Special Recognition – 2018, Carrie Hendrix – Special Recognition – 2018, Justin Daigle – Distinguished – 2017, Kristi Rathbun – Distinguished – 2014, Justin Daigle – Special Recognition – 2014, Jed Palmer – Distinguished – 2013, Carrie Faust – Distinguished – 2010, Ann Horner – Special Recognition – 1996

JEA Broadcast Adviser of the Year
62. Patrick Moring – National Winner – 2022, Distinguished – 2021, Special Recognition – 2019

JEA Diversity Award
63. Ron Booth, Principal, Arapahoe High School – Honorable Mention, 2011

JEA Future Administrator Scholarship
64. Zeb Carabello – 2019

NSPA Pioneer Award
65. Kristi Rathbun
66. Kathy Daly
67. Gloria Eastman
68. Carrie Faust
69. Dorothy Greer
70. Jack Kennedy
71. Mark Newton
72. Laura Schaub

CSPA Gold Key Award
73. Justin Daigle – 2020
74. Carrie Faust – 2017
75. Kristi Rathbun – 2016
76. Gloria Eastman – 2006
77. Kathy Daly – 1993
78. Jack Kennedy – 1989
79. Laura Schaub – 1983
80. Don Ridgway – 1981

Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year
81. Jack Kennedy – 1993 (then advising in Iowa)
82. Dorothy Greer – 1962 (then advising in Kansas)

Dow Jones News Fund Special Recognition National Journalism Teacher of the Year
83. Mark Newton – 1998

NSPA Pacemaker 100 List
84. Union Street Journal (Newspaper/Newsmagazine), Cherry Creek High School, Greenwood Village, Colorado
85. The Prowl (Yearbook) Powell Middle School Littleton, Colorado
86. Eagle Eye View (Yearbook) Sierra Middle School Parker, Colorado

National High School Journalists of the Year
87. Taylor Blatchford, Mountain Vista High School, Highlands Ranch, Colo. (Mark Newton, adviser) – 2014

Advocacy & Free Expression
88. Colorado Student Free Expression Law – we’re a Tinker state!
89. Amended in 2020 to include adviser protections

Famous Colorado Journalists
90. Rick Reilly
91. Adam Schefter
92. Woody Paige
93. Hunter S. Thompson

Scholarships
94. Greer Scholarship
95. Benson Scholarship

Certified Journalism Educators
96. Our MJEs: Mark Newton, Jack Kennedy, Kristi Rathbun, Carrie Faust, Justin Daigle, Jessica Hunziker
97. Our CJEs: Tina Cleavelin, Laura Schaub, Shiela Jones, Chistina Barber, Kelly Johnson, Jed Palmer, Leslie Thompson, Angela Banfield, Yvette Manculich, Patrick Moring, Annie Gorenstein-Falkenberg, Peter Griffin, Sergio Yanes, Gina Claus, Lyndsie Riggs, Jo Powell, Dana Weiss

Fun Facts
98. When Jack Kennedy sings the First Amendment… IYKYK.
99. Mark Newton is the GOAT.
100. And how pretty are the views at our state events?!

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