- Top Paper Panel - SSCA
- Photography Show, Jackson Avenue Coffee
- Department Chair Leadership Award, Eastern Illinois University.-- This award is given annually to an academic chairperson whose efforts have exemplified superior leandership of an academic department. Only one award is given each year.
- Excellence in the Use of Technology Award, Eastern Illinois University. -- This award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in the use of technology. Only twelve awards are given campus-wide each year.
- Eastern Illinois University Achievement and Contribution Award. Awarded for contributions in the areas of research, teaching, and service. Only 15 awards are given campus-wide each year.
- Top Paper Award, Central States Communication Association. Co-authored with Angela Jacobs. Ranked #2 of 28 papers.
- Second Place, The Best of the Rotary Web 1996 International Competition. The Rotary Club of Charleston Web Site
- New Rotarian of the Year -- this award is given to a rotarian in his or her first year of membership.