22 communicators earn 49 awards



AMP 2021 High School Contest Award winners Sarah Chase, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Writing, Opinion, Senior Discusses Impact of Movement on Herself, Family Kendall Cope, Sparkman High School 1st Place: News, Visual, Double-truck layout, Catching the Public Eye Ethan King, Sparkman High School 1st Place, Writing, Sports story, “Sawyer Soars” Madison DuBoise, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Writing, Feature story, Adoption Creates Family, Advocacy For Those Left Behind Olivia Lake, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Graphics/Photo Illustration, Election 2020 Grace Moore, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Writing, News story, Election 2020 2nd Place: Writing, News Story, Local Monument Comes Down Isabel Pollard, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Yearbook Layout, “One Small Step” Tess Warren, Sparkman High School 1st Place: Writing, Review, Viral Game Explodes on Social media High school scholarship winner, Grace Moore AMP 2021 Professional Contest Award winners Kirstin Ahearn

1st Place: Advertising, Single Advertisement, Ryan Marketing Bob Blalock 1st Place: Feature story, online publication, “Build Up Birmingham changing families' lives one home at a time” Michael Clay Carey 1st Place: Faculty Advisor of Student Publication, Station, or Site, “The Local” at Samford University Erin Coggins 2nd Place: Personality Profile, More than 500 words, “103 Years of History” 3rd Place: Personality Profile, More than 500 words, “Sarah Chase: Teen uses quarantine to create media business highlighting minorities' stories” Donna Cope 2nd Place: Feature Story, Online publication, “Women’s History: Curry-Story overcame racial barriers to find place in Alabama history” Solomon Crenshaw, Jr. 1st Place: Specialty Articles, Physical health (fitness, diet, clean lifestyle), “Birmingham Health Care Worker Who Caught Virus ‘Had a Feeling That Things Weren’t Normal’” 1st Place: Specialty Article, Sports, “At just shy of 98 years old, Harriet Cloud doesn't plan to give up playing tennis anytime soon” 1st Place: Specialty Articles, Social issues, “Infrastructure Decisions, Property Valuation, Investment and Hiring Practices Build a Gap Between Black and White Household Wealth” 1st Place: Specialty articles, history, “Dogs, Firehoses Were a Precursor to Today’s Violent Protests” 1st: Feature story, print-based newspaper, “Faush Family Has Fond Farewell For a Legendary Pastor”

3rd Place: Specialty Articles, Business, “Families, Funeral Homes Say Goodbye to Traditional Farewell Services” HM: Personality Profile, More than 500 words, “Jegil Dugger: Former Football Star Now Runs Successful Tech Companies” Meredith Cummings 1st Place, Electronic Newsletter, Personal, Women of a Certain Rage 1st Place, Specialty articles, Education, “In challenging circumstances, students write first draft of history” 1st Place: Blog, Personal, “How I learned to live with love and loss this Valentine’s Day” 3rd Place: Electronic Newsletter, Nonprofit, government, or educational, National Elementary Schools Press Association newsletter Carla Davis 3rd Place: Feature Story, Online publication, “Alabama doctor treats, then beats COVID-19” Elaine Hobson Miller 1st Place: Specialty Articles, Agriculture (agribusiness, aquaculture), “Tomato Time!” 1st Place: Feature Story, Magazine, newsletter/other publication, “Women at Work: St. Clair women blaze trails in male-dominated fields” Isabel Hope 1st Place: Editorial/Opinion, “San Francisco could allow 16-year-olds to vote. The rest of the country should follow” Olivia McMurrey 1st Place: Web and Social Media, Social Media Presence, Nonprofit, government or educational, Southern States Millwrights' Facebook page 1st Place: Electronic Newsletter, Nonprofit, government, or educational, SSMRC Member E-News

1st Place: Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Nonprofit, government or educational, southernstatesmillwrights.org (the website of the Southern States Millwright Regional Council) 1st Place: Publication Regularly Edited by Entrant, Newsletter/other publication - non-profit, government, or educational, The Millwright 1st Place: Specialty Articles, Business, ”Back on Track” 1st Place: Personality Profile, 500 words or fewer, “At age 75, Joey Hildreth is working 10-hour days and promoting the millwright trade to other women” 2nd Place: Electronic Newsletter, Nonprofit, government, or educational, “COVID-19 Weekly Update (April 2, 2020)” 2nd place: Specialty Articles, Business, “Stepping Up” HM: Specialty Articles, Business, “Keeping Pace” and “100 Percent Effort” Nayeli Pineda 3rd Place: Electronic Newsletter, Nonprofit, government, or educational, National Elementary Schools Press Association newsletter Carolanne Roberts 1st Place: Public Relations Materials, Report, Alabama Power Foundation Annual Report 2019: Power of Good 1st Place: Personality Profile, More than 500 words, “From Siberia to Starkville: An American Dream” 1st Place: Publications Regularly Written by Entrant, Newsletter/other publication, non-profit, government, or educational, EVGC Cares #38 1st Place: Columns, General, EVGC Cares Weeks #22 and #41 2nd Place: Blog, Personal, EVGC Cares Week #39 Tina Tidmore

1st Place: Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Corporate or for-profit, KGI Weld Website 2nd Place: Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Corporate or for-profit, Restore Softwash 3rd Place: Web and Social Media, Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Corporate or for-profit, Ebenezer Stone Jewelry Website HM: Web and Social Media, Website Edited or Managed by Entrant, Corporate or for-profit, William Green Website Sweepstakes winner: Olivia McMurrey Communicator of Achivement Jane Newton Falany