Lifetime Achievement

2016 Joe Gollehon, APR, Fellow PRSA
2014 Linda Arnold
2013 George Manahan
2000 Ann S. Green
1996 Thad Epps (deceased)
1995 Charles Ryan, APR

Practitioner of the Year

2017 Scott Castleman
2016 Matthew Sutton
2015 Susan Lavenski
2014 Aly Goodwin Gregg
2013 WV-based Communications Staff, Appalachian Power
2012 Kim Harbour
2011 Sara Payne Scarbro
2010 Lynn Swann
2009 George Manahan
2008 C. Bryan Brown
2007 Lisa Wharton Turner
2006 Linda Arnold
2005 John Womack, CAE
2004 Joe Stevens
2003 Helen Matheny, APR
2002 Joe Gollehon, APR, Fellow PRSA
2001 Virginia Painter
2000 Karen Mess Frashier, APR. Fellow PRSA
1999 Penney A. Hall, APR
1998 Jeri H. Matheney, APR
1997 Diane Slaughter, CAE, APR, Fellow PRSA
1996 Joe Long, APR
1994 Harry Mitchell
1993 Brent Archer
1992 Communications Staff, Columbia Gas Transmission
1991 Cathryn Harris, APR, Fellow PRSA
1990 John W. Wiater, APR, Fellow PRSA
1989 Dan Lacy
1988 Caryn Gresham
1987 Cathryn Gibbs Harris, APR, Fellow PRSA
1986 Ann S. Green
1985 William Chaddock, APR
1984 Roberta Fowlkes, APR

John H. Womack, Jr. Chapter Service Award

2017 Bryna S. Butler, APR
2016 The Manahan Group

Chapter Service Award

2015 Sara Payne Scarbro
2014 Brandon Totten
2013 Todd Beane
2012 Kenneth “Buddy” Davidson
2011 George Manahan
2010 John Womack
2009 BrickStreet Insurance staff
2008 Bethany Ross/Jennifer Vieweg
2007 Tee Ford-Ahmed, Ph.D.
2006 Brian Peterson
2005 Tammy Harper Wheeler
2004 John Womack, CAE
2003 Jennifer Reynolds
2002 Todd Beane
2001 John Golden, APR
2000 Joe B. Long, APR
1999 Dolores A. Kinder, APR and Virginia R. Painter
1998 Karen Mess Frashier, APR, Fellow PRSA
1997 Chuck Rice
1996 Penney Hall, APR
1995 Virginia Painter and Robin Long
1994 Chuck Rice
1992 Diane Slaughter, APR
1991 Roberta Fowlkes, APR
1990 Cathryn Gibbs Harris, APR, Fellow PRSA
1988 F. David Cotten, APR, Fellow PRSA


Young Professional Award

2017 Allie Bodnar
2016 Kelly Weikle
2015 Jessica Hall
2014 Chesea Ruby
2013 Jessica Sharps
2012 Rachel Coffman
2011 Laura Jordan

Dr. Hal Shaver, APR Public Relations Educator of the Year

2017 Aly Ziyati, Ph.D., WVSU
2016 Trevellya (Tee) Ford-Ahmed, Ph.D., WVSU
2015 M.E. Yancosek Gamble, Bethany University
2014 Trevellya (Tee) Ford-Ahmed, Ph.D., WVSU
2013 Terry Hapney, PhD, Marshall University
2012 Rita Colistra, West Virginia University

Cathryn G. Harris, APR, Fellow PRSA, PRSSA Chapter of the Year

2017 West Virginia University
2016 West Virginia State University
2015 West Virginia University
2014 Marshall University
2013 West Virginia University
2012 Bethany College