Virginia Assocation of Journalism Teachers & Advisers

Douglass S. Freeman Award

The Douglass S. Freemen 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.

To nominate an adviser for this award, click here.

Previous Douglass S. Freeman Award Winners:

2015
Clare Gartlan, Chantilly HS
Chris Waugaman, Prince George HS

2013
Erinn Harris, TJHSST

2009
Chad Rummel, Oakton HS

2008
Jennifer Seavey, TJHSST

2007
Bretton Zinger, Chantilly HS

2005
Meghan Percival, McLean HS

2001
Gary Bender, Westfield HS
Neil Kyle, Hayfield Secondary HS

2000
Bryan Emmerson, Salem HS
Dan Weintraub, Robert E. Lee HS Springfield

1999
Pam Clark, Halifax HS
Brooke Nelson, West Springfield HS
Lois Page, Robinson Secondary
Alan Weintraut, Annandale HS

1998
Kim Epps, Robinson Secondary
Joyce Noell, Salem HS
Becky Sipos, McLean HS
Mary Kay Downes, Chantilly HS

1997
Margo Tyree, Fairfax HS
Neil French, Fairfax HS

1994
JoAnn Wright, Castlewood HS

1993
Melody Crawley, Bassett HS
Wendy LaRue, West Springfield HS

Douglass S. Freeman Award