AWARDS

2002
First Place - Arizona Press Women's 2002 Communications Contest in "Feature Story" for "Archiving Arizona"

First Place - Arizona Press Women's 2002 Communications Contest in "Special Articles: Sports and Leisure" for "To the Limit" and "Cave Creek's Hidden Treasures"

First Place - Arizona Press Women's 2002 Communications Contest in "Non-fiction Book: History" for Geronimo! Stories of an American Legend

Second Place - Arizona Press Women's 2002 Communications Contest in "Special Articles: Sports and Leisure" for "Aboard the Scottsdale Ltd" and "Cruising with Dolly"

HM - National Press Women's 2002 Communications Contest in "Non-fiction Book: History" for Geronimo! Stories of an American Legend

2001
First Place - Arizona Press Women's 2001 Communications Contest in "Special articles: History" for "A Pioneering Spirit," "Courting Public Favor," and "A Clean Hit Downtown"

Second Place - Arizona Press Women's 2001 Communications Contest in "Special articles: Travel" for "The Other Side of the Red Rocks," "Going to Town," and "Beauty on the Banks"

HM - Arizona Press Women's 2001 Communications Contest in "Feature Story: Publication for general or specialized circulation" for "The Many Wives of Geronimo"

2000
Awarded Arizona Newspaper Association's top award for "Outstanding Writing" for "Mama Wolf"

Second Place - Arizona Press Women's 2000 Communications Contest in "Feature Story" category for "A Downtown of Bricks and Beams"

Third Place - Arizona Press Women's 2000 Communications Contest in "Feature Story" category for "A Whiter Shade of Phoenix"

Third Place - Arizona Press Women's 2000 Communications Contest in "Special Articles: Arts and Entertainment" for "Copper As Canvas," "Sitting Pretty," and "Growing in the Gardens of Giverny"

1999
Nominated for Arizona Highways AHA Award for "Old Nana"

1998
First Place - Arizona Press Women's Communication Contest in "Feature Story" category for "Old Nana"

Third Place - Arizona Press Women's Communication Contest in "Special Articles: Historical" category for "Downtown's Grand Dame, A Lady with a Past and Future," "The Plotting of Pumpkinville," and "Indian School"

1996
Silver Award Winner in Arizona Highways' 1995 Best Story of the Year Award for "The Selling of Geronimo"

1992
HM for short story in Arizona Authors Association National Writing Contest

1991
HM for short story in Arizona Authors Association National Writing Contest