Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors News and Photo Contest
3rd - David Owen 6/1 "Back to back crowns"
1st - David Owen/Tom Rackers 11/24 "Giving mood"
Sports feature writing
1st - Tom Rackers 3/24 "Trying to change history"
3rd - Doug Waggoner 3/16 "ABC Dumbing Down"
2nd - Stephen Foutes 5/26 "Lighting up means stepping out"
1st - Gerry Tritz 6/29 "I shot my little boy"
Photo - Feature
3rd - Julie Smith 4/11 saluting all troops
Kansas City Press Club's Heart of America Awards
Silver Jeff Haldiman 5/11 Floating threat averted Deadline reporting
Silver Ra'Vae Edwards 9/20, 8/9, 7/29 Christina White General reporting
HM Jeff Haldiman 9/17, 9/19, 11/13 JCHS tardy policy General reporting
silver Michelle Brooks 5/26 Smokeless bars Business reporting
bronze Michelle Brooks 11/17 Mondays Business reporting
HM Jeff Haldiman 7/21 SMHC Staying put Business reporting
gold Jeff Haldiman 6/4 Central Dairy staying put Business reporting
silver Michelle Brooks 2/25 Peace Corps Profile
gold Sports 3/22-24 Separate Sports Writing
silver Richard McGonegal 5/16 Transparency in lawmaking Editorial
bronze Richard McGonegal 7/8 Alcohol sales to minors Editorial
gold Richard McGonegal 2/22 Stories that deserve to be told Editorial
gold Ra"Vae Edwards Tribune Travels 10/31,10/24, 2/11 Beat reporting
bronze Bob Watson Court system 8/26, 3/11, 12/16 Beat reporting
silver Michelle Brooks JC history 9/16 Downtown lifestyle Beat reporting
5/6 What's Historic?
5/14 Practical Preservationist
HM Michelle Brooks History 1/23 Wireles wonderboy Beat reporting
5/22 MSP History exhibit
6/17 Lost at sea
The Missouri Bar's Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards
Bob Watson "The Missouri Bar's Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards"
Missouri Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest
First - best investigative reporting class 1, sports 3/22-25 Tom Rackers, Tony Hawley, David Owen and Tom Loeffler, "Separate"
Second - best photo illustration class 1, Jim Dyke, "One Family's Loss the night of Sultana"
Third - best sports page class 2, Tom Rackers
Third - best front page class 2
Third - best sports news story or package class 1, Tom Rackers, Tony Hawley, David Owen and Tom Loeffler, "Separate and Unequal?"
Third - best photo package class 2, Julie Smith, "Fatal Inferno"
HM - Best sports photo class 2, Stephen Brooks, "Tourney Time"