Recipients of the NSPRA Presidents Award

The Presidents Award is the highest, most prestigious award of the Association. It honors NSPRA leaders for outstanding contributions to the field of educational public relations and to the Association.

Recipients of the NSPRA Presidents Award

  • 2018: Karen H. Kleinz, APR
  • 2013: Tom DeLapp
  • 2010: Nora K. Carr, APR
  • 2008: Ron Wilkerson, APR
  • 2007: Jeanne Magmer, APR
  • 2006: Burnadine Moss Anderson, APR
  • 2005: Jacqueline Price
  • 2004: Stephen Knagg
  • 2003: Gay Campbell, APR
  • 2002: Rich Bagin, APR
  • 2001: Joe Rowson, APR
  • 2000: Kathy Leslie, APR
  • 1999: Gary Marx, APR, CAE
  • 1998: John H. Wherry, ASPR
  • 1997: Kenneth L. Weir
  • 1996: William E. Jones
  • 1995: Virginia M. Ross
  • 1994: Lew Armistead, ASPR, APR
  • 1993: Pat Jackson, APR
  • 1992: Roy K. Wilson
  • 1991: William J. Banach, ASPR
  • 1990: Bonnie Ellison, ASPR
  • 1989: David E. Smoker, ASPR, APR
  • 1988: Philip A. Toman
  • 1987: Don Ferguson, APR
  • 1986: Don Bagin
  • 1985: Kenneth K. Muir, ASPR
  • 1984: Ann Barkelew, ASPR, APR
  • 1983: Jerome J. Kovalcik
  • 1982: Tom I. Davis
  • 1981: Larry Ascough
  • 1980: Joseph L. Davis
  • 1979: Robert Olds