2015 Award Winners
|Administrator of the Year Award||Cynthia Prieto|
|Douglas S. Freeman Award||Clare Gartlan|
|Douglas S. Freeman Award||Chris Waugaman|
|Thomas Jefferson Award||Pat Hinman|
|Thomas Jefferson Award||Alan Weintraut|
|Thomas Jefferson Award||Meghan Percival|
|VAJTA Award||Jay Goldman|
|Virginia Gazette Award||Leslie Stevens|
|Washington and Lee Adviser Award||Randy West|
|Washington and Lee Adviser Award||Sam Hedenberg|
Click individual links to see past winners and to nominate teachers, advisers and contributors for 2016 awards.
Thomas Jefferson Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Education recognizes advisers and others who have made significant contributions to scholastic journalism throughout their careers.
Douglass S. Freeman Award recognizes contributions to the Commonwealth’s publications and to journalism education. The award honors teachers who have devoted a minimum of five years to VAJTA or to enhancing the journalism education of staff members of Virginia school publications.
Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers Award recognizes organizations that have furthered scholastic journalism in Virginia.
Virginia Gazette Award recognizes individuals who have contributed ten or more years of continued service to journalism education and publications advising. Their publications consistently maintain journalism standards as they set high goals for achievement by both themselves and their staffs.