Conroe, TX—The Texas Outdoor Writers Association (TOWA) presented statewide communication awards for excellence at Lake Conroe. CCA Texas and National staff members were awarded with top honors for their work in 2016 at this year’s event.
Kim Ogonosky, Director of Communications and Media, CCA Texas, took First and Second place in the Outdoor Television Video category for her videos on the Oyster Lake Shoreline Restoration Project and the Dickinson Bayou Marsh Restoration.
Heather Peterek, Communications Coordinator, CCA National, took First place in the Outdoor Illustration/Graphic category for “Anglers PhD,” featured in TIDE (May/June 2016); First place in the Outdoor Publication – Under 25,000 category for Rising Tide (Winter 2016); Third place in the Outdoor Webpage category for her graphic design work on www.buildingconservation.org; and First place in the Special Projects – Conservation category for “Raising White Sea Bass in Science Class,” Rising TIDE (Summer 2016).
Pat Murray, President, CCA National, took First Place in the Outdoor Publication – Over 25,000 category for Tide (September 2016); Second place in the Outdoor Column/Opinion Writing category for “Don’t Miss the Flowers for the Weeds,” TIDE (September 2016); and Third place in the Outdoors Feature – Open category for “Mythbusting Part 2,” TIDE (January 2016).