KC IABC Quills: Regional communications awards program

Quills awarded to outstanding communicators

Awards of Excellence and Merit went to outstanding communicators from across the Kansas City area at the 2016 KC IABC Quills event on Aug. 30 at Grand Street Café.

The following were awarded trophies:

Division 2 – Communication Management

Category 7 – Internal Communication

Award of Excellence: KCP&L’s Do Just One Thing Employee Energy-Efficiency Campaign. Carey Bush, Sharon Tiley, Debbie Froelich, Nita Norris, Natalie Gray and Brian File.

Award of Excellence: Cerner for Siemens Acquisition Pulse Issue. Stephanie Morris, Sarah Bond and Melissa Hendricks.

Category 8 – Employee Engagement

Award of Excellence: Cerner associate engagement for HIMSS16 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Melissa Hendricks, Leslie Mullins, Molly Staats, Megan Grable, Jenna Thomas.

Category 9 – Leadership Communication

Award of Excellence: Cerner for the Zane Burke Internal Blog. Mallory Murray and Melissa Hendricks.

Category 18 – Marketing Communication

Award of Merit: Morningstar Communications for the Hallmark Business Connections Customer Care Solution Rollout. Lisa Oster, Brian Van Note, Sheri Johnson and Paige Kauffman.

Award of Excellence: Johnson County Community College for Know the Value. Love the Experience. Christy McWard.

Award of Excellence: REACTOR Design Studio for Commerce Vantage.

Award of Excellence: Novella Brandhouse for Forever Brookside Marketing Campaign

Category 25 – Brand Communications

Award of Excellence: Novella Brandhouse for Forever Brookside Rebrand Campaign.

Category 26 – Social Media Programs

Award of Excellence: KCP&L Corporate Communications for Ugly Fridge Contest. Jeffrey Beeson and Julie Dietrich.

Category 27 – Multi-Audience Communication

Award of Excellence: HNTB for Corporation America THINKS. David Fridling, Allan Chow, Pat Mosher, Lydia Steinberg, Phyllis Schallenberg, Brian Cox, Keri Geffert-English, Dan Grubbs, Andrew Hoskins, Tracey Kemper, Traci Montes, Melissa Precht, Susan Rhode and Anne-Marie Silvas.

Category 29 – Communication Management, Student Entry

Award of Excellence: University of Kansas for COMANA – Where Love Meets Health. Teanna Totten, Ali Peterson, Rylie Bicknell, Krysti Cole, Ryan Nelson and Shannon McGraw.

Division 4: Communication Skills

Category 35 – Digital Communication Vehicles

Award of Merit: Cerner for Client Achievement Story Emails. Cassidy Pruente, Andrea Smith, Cook Glover, Syed Shabbir, Kathleen Hardy, Rebecca Gegg, Mary Taylor and Julie Shuss.

Award of Excellence: Trozzolo Communications Group/Kansas City Aviation Department for KCAD Fly Buys and Promotional E-Blasts. Justin Meyer, Joe McBride, Kathleen Hefner, Josh Brewster, Jenny Stasi and Megan Scott.

Category 36 – Digital Communication Channels

Award of Excellence: HNTP Website Redesign. Pat Mosher, Phyllis Schallenberg, Jody Summers, Allan Chow, Keri Geffert English and Andrew Hoskins.

Award of Excellence: Kansas City Aviation Department for the FlyKCI.com Responsive Website Redesign.

Category 37 – Audio/Visual

Award of Excellence: Cerner for Great River Health System Advocacy Videos. Syed Shabbir, Mary Taylor and Katy Pearcy.

Award of Excellence: Cerner for IGNITE: Cerner Health Conference 2015 Anthem Video. Ashley Crosby Davidson, Melissa Hendricks and Drew Woolery for your great work on IGNITE:

Category 38 – Publications

Award of Excellence: Cerner for Brand Guidelines. Melissa Hendricks, Sarah Bond and Lauren Williams.

Award of Excellence: Novella Brandhouse for St. Teresa’s Academy – 150 Years. Clare McClaren and Jesse Molina.

Award of Excellence: Unbound for Living Unbound Magazine Winter 2015.

Category 39 – Publication Design

Award of Excellence: Novella Brandhouse for The Journal.

Category 42 – Special Events – External

Award of Excellence: Cerner for 2015 Solutions Gallery Tradeshow Experience. Ann Budd, Kelsey Stines, Ashley Crosby Davidson and Jami Guinnee.

Award of Excellence: KCP&L Corporate Communications for Art of Saving.

Award of Excellence: Cerner for the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition. Melissa Hendricks, Leslie Mullins, Molly Staats, Jenna Thomas and Megan Grable.

Award of Excellence: Cerner for Health Conference 2015 – Connecting What Matters. Ashley Crosby Davidson, Jami Guinnee, Ann Budd, Kelsey Stines, Amanda Ehrhard, Julie Rischer, Jenna Allison and Sarah Douglass.

Category 44 – Marketing, Advertising and Sales Vehicles

Award of Excellence: The REACTOR Design Studio for Commerce Bank – NFL/ANI Conference Booth.

Award of Excellence: Unbound for Look Closer campaign.

Award of Excellence: Cerner for Three Dimensional Data Visualization Display to Show Data Exchange. Melissa Hendricks, Sarah Bond, Stephanie Morris and Melissa Cartmill.

Award of Excellence: KCP&L Marketing Communications for the KCP&L Home Energy Rebate Show.

Category 46: Writing

Award of Excellence: Morningstar Communications for Creating Engaging Website Copy for Tension Corporation. Karen Loggia and Tricia McKim.

Dean Rodenbough was named recipient of the Arthur E. Lowell Award as an outstanding communicator in Kansas City.

Past Winners

2015 Winners

2014 Winners

2013 Winners

2012 Winners

 

Special Awards

Each year at the Kansas City Quills, KC IABC honors outstanding members of the communications community with the following special individual awards. Congratulations to the 2016 winners:

Rising Star Award 
 – Emily Barnes
Entrepreneur of the Year Award 
 – Chad Wagner
Floyd Walker Incredible Award
 – Elaine Symanski
Arthur E. Lowell Award – Dean Rodenbough
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