2014 Communicator Of Achievment
- Rebecca Sarwate -
Rebecca "Becky" Sarwate has been selected 2014 Communicator of Achievement by the Illinois Woman’s Press Association. This prestigious award is the highest honor given by the IWPA to members who have distinguished themselves within and beyond their profession.
Each year an award recipient, chosen from nominees selected by state affiliates is nationally recognized for exceptional achievement in the communications field, service to National Federation of Press Women and to the community. The COA Award winner and the runner-up are announced at the Communicator of Achievement Award Banquet scheduled during NFPW’s annual conference and awards banquet.
2014 Silver Feather Award Winner
- Connie (Corcoran) Wilson -
A graduate of the University of Iowa, Berkeley, Western Illinois University, Northern Illinois University and the University of Chicago, she was film and book critic for the Quad City Times during the 70’s and 80’s. Her (Jan., 2011) nonfiction release It Came from the ‘70s: From The Godfather to Apocalypse Now consists of 50 reviews written during the seventies, with 76 photos, major cast and interactive trivia.
Connie’s continuing short story collection, Hellfire & Damna-tion, stories focused on the 9 Circles of Hell described in Dan-te's Inferno.