2010 COMMUNICATION AWARDS

Ann Faragher Sweepstakes Award
Most points accumulated by an entrant for winning entries
Press Women of Texas 2010 Communications Contest

Best of Texas Merit Award, Speech
Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Decides, Lamar University commencement speech
Texas Public Relations Association's 2010 Silver Spur/Best of Texas Competition

First Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image, Single
Thank You for Another 17-County Victory!
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

First Place, News or feature releases (single release)
Zaffirini Sworn-in as 2nd Highest Ranking Senator, Zaffirini Sworn in for Fourth Term
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

First Place, Speeches
Who Lives? Who dies? Who decides?
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Second Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image
Congratulations. Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, Chancellor, UT System
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Second Place, Newspaper Ad Institutional or Image
Happy New Year from the Zaffirini Family
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Second Place, Series Built Around One Subject
Helping Texas Families Live Healthier Lives Is My Priority; From Pre-Kindergarten to College, We Must Invest in All Students
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Second Place, Newsletter, One-to-Three Color
Senator Judith Zaffirini Reports to the Families of District 21
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Third Place, Special Articles
Texas Legislature Heightens Focus on Higher Education
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

Third Place, Speech
True Texas Hero: Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa
Press Women of 2010 Communications Contest

2009 COMMUNICATION AWARDS

Merit Award, Speech
President Vicente Fox: A Man for Others
Texas Public Relations Association, 2009.

First Place (nationally), Television Single Commercial or Campaign Built Around One Subject
Television Ad Campaign for Senator Judith Zaffirini Campaign
National Federation of Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Newsletter, One-to-Three Color
Senator Judith Zaffirini reports to the families of District 21
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, News or feature release (single release)
Senator Zaffirini pre-files 45 bills for 2009 legislative session
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Speeches
President Vicente Fox: A Man for Others
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image
Happy Thanksgiving from the Zaffirini Family
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image
Happy Father's Day from the Zaffirini Family
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Marketing Program or Campaign for New or Existing Service or Product
From Pre-Kindergarten to College
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Radio single Commercial or Campaign Built Around One Subject
Senator Judith Zaffirini for Senator
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Television Single Commercial or Campaign Built Around One Subject
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Newspaper Trade Paper Magazine, Newsletter, or Website, Print or Electronic Campaign or Series Built Around One Subject, Institutional or Image
More than ever, we need Senator Judith Zaffirini, Helping Texas families live healthier
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First place, Single Sheet Poster/Poster Campaign/Billboard/Banner, Single sheet Original Poster
Now more than ever, we need Senator Judith Zaffirini
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

First Place, Direct Mail Marketing
Protecting South Texas families
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Second Place (nationally), Newspaper Ad, Black & White, Institutional or Image
National Federation of Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

Second Place (nationally), Newspaper Ad, Color, Institutional or Image
National Federation of Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

Second Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image
Death of Lt. "Catis" Pappas Told by War Correspondent
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Second Place, Newspaper Ad, Institutional or Image
More than ever, we need Senator Judith Zaffirini
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Second Place, News or Feature Release (Single Release)
Deer hunting beginning this weekend
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Third Place (nationally), Marketing Program or Campaign for New or Existing Service or Product
National Federation of Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

Third Place, News or Feature Release (Single Release)
Senator Zaffirini promotes breast cancer awareness
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Third Place, Speeches
Thinking Regionally, Responding Globally
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention (nationally), Newspaper, Trade Paper, Magazine, Newsletter or Website--Print or Electronic Campaign or Series Built Around One Subject (b/w, color or spot color), Institutional or image
National Federation of Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention, Speech
The Blood of Heroes Never Dies
Press Women of Texas Communications Contest, 2009.

Honorable Mention, Special Articles, Government or Politics
Zaffirini helps set funding priorities; Early childhood education key to success
Press Women of Texas 2009 Communications Contest

2008 COMMUNICATION AWARDS

Ann Faragher Sweepstakes Award
Most points accumulated by an entrant for winning entries
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

Best in Texas Merit Award, Speech
If Momma Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy (Roast of Senator Leticia Van De Putte)
Texas Public Relations Association, 2008.

Best in Texas Merit Award, Opinion Article
Perry Cuts Could Force Tax Increase
Texas Public Relations Association, 2008.

First Place in State, Most Points for Media Other Than Newspaper
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

Fifth Place in State, Number of Points Earned
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest.

First Place, Editorial/Opinion, Daily newspaper
Perry's Cuts Could Force Tax Increase
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

First Place, Newspaper Ad, Black and White, Institutional or Image
We must never forget what they risk for us
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

First Place, Newsletter, One-to-Three Color, Public Relations
Senator Judith Zaffirini Reports to the Families of District 21
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

Second Place (nationally), Newspaper Ad, Black and White, Institutional or Image
We must never forget what they risk for us
National Federation of Press Women 2008 Communications Contest

Second Place, Speeches
Uniting Voices for Persons with Disabilities
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

Third Place, Speeches
Footprints in the Sands of Time (Introduction of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst as Mr. South Texas 2008)
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention, Speeches
Renaissance Man (Nomination of Senator John Carona as President Pro Tempore of Senate)
Press Women of Texas 2008 Communications Contest

2007 COMMUNICATION AWARDS

Communicator of the Year Award
for dedication to advancing excellence in speech communication education
Texas Speech and Communication Association, 2007.

First Place, Non-fiction book, Autobiography
If Judy Pappas Can Do It, Anybody Can
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

First Place, Speech
Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Decides?
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

Second Place (nationally), Non-Fiction Book, Autobiography
If Judy Pappas Can Do It, Anybody Can
National Federation of Press Women 2007 Communications Contest
Second Place, News or Feature Release (Single Release)
Senator Pre-files 20 Bills
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

Second Place, Speeches
Governor Royce West: His best is yet to be
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

Third Place, News or Feature Release (Single Release)
Senator Zaffirini Appointed Chair of Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention, Print Media Advertising, Black and White Display
Happy Holidays from the Zaffirini Family
Press Women of Texas 2007 Communications Contest

2006 COMMUNICATION AWARDS

First Place, Black and White Advertisement
Reading with Children is a Gift of Love and Joy
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Second Place, News Release
Senator Zaffirini Presents First Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Second Place, Speech
Payback: A Roast of Senator Rodney Ellis; A Roast of Senator Rodney Ellis
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Third Place, Speech
Everything I Need to Know about David Dewhurst I Learned in the Ladies Restroom; A Roast of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention, Newsletter, One-to-Three Color
Senator Judith Zaffirini Reports to the Families of District 21
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Honorable Mention, News Release
Veterans Who Sacrificed Own Education Honored by New Texas Law
Press Women of Texas 2006 Communications Contest

Award of Distinction, Writing/Speech
Everything I Need to Know about David Dewhurst I Learned in the Ladies Restroom: A Roast of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst
The Communicator Awards 2006 Print Media Competition

Award of Distinction, Design/Newsletter
Senator Judith Zaffirini Reports to the Families of District 21
The Communicator Awards 2006 Print Media Competition

Award of Distinction, Writing
If Judy Pappas Can Do It, Anybody Can!
The Communicator Awards 2006 Print Media Competition

Honorable Mention, Newsletter/Government
Senator Judith Zaffirini Reports to the Families of District 21
The Communicator Awards 2006 Print Media Competition

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