The Blakely awards honor student excellence in technical communications and science journalism. Awards are given in both undergraduate and graduate divisions in the categories of Technical Communication and Science Journalism.
In 1986, the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication established this competition to recognize excellent students in scientific and technical communication and to honor one of their most distinguished former members: J. Paul Blakely.
Congratulations to this year’s winners:
Undergraduate Division: Technical/Professional Communication
Award of Distinction: Noreen Premji
Award of Excellence: Taylor Gray
Award of Merit: Anthony Rivera
Undergraduate Division: Science Writing
Award of Merit: Savanah DeFreese