UGA garnered a total of 10 awards at the 2006 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III awards competition.
Overall, the university won seven Awards of Excellence and three Special Merit Awards.
Tami Gardner from the Alumni Association picked up an Award of Excellence in the constituency organizations programs category for the Standards of Excellence program.
Staffers from the Office of Public Affairs garnered praise for four pieces.
Rick Fiala and Jason Peevy earned an Award of Excellence in the fundraising category for print publications for their “River Basin Center” entry.
In the alumni magazine category, Kelly Simmons, Allyson Mann, Cheri Wranosky and Pamela Leed won an Award of Excellence for Georgia Magazine.
Krista Reese’s article “Sweetgrass Dairy: The Taste of Success,” published in the March 2006 issue of Georgia Magazine, claimed a Special Merit Award in feature writing.
Cheri Wranosky and Jason Crosby won an Award of Excellence in the illustrations category for their “Food Services Report Card.”
The Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach also made a strong showing in the competition, eliciting four recognitions.
The University of Georgia Outreach Magazine, which is edited by Kathleen Cason, claimed an Award of Excellence.
She and Kristen Smith won an Award of Excellence in the magazine publishing improvement category for their entry entitled, “Prism Redesign to Outreach Magazine.”
Jessica Magnarella and Mark Magnarella received an Award of Excellence in the illustrations category for their “Latino Youth Photo Illustration.” Jay Bauer won a Special Merit Award in the same category for the UGA New Faculty Tour poster.
Alex Nagel earned a Special Merit Award in the photography category for his picture “School Girl.”
The awards were presented Feb. 4–7 at the CASE III District Conference held Nashville, Tenn.