Competition Winners 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Technical Communication Competition Winners

STC WDCB 2016-2017 Competitions Best of Show BadgeSTC WDCB 2016-2017 Competitions Winner Badge

Congratulations to all the winners in the STC Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter Technical Communication Competition!

The winners receive their awards at the Competition Awards Celebration on 16 March 2017.

Winners of our chapter competition are entitled to display the appropriate competition award badge to promote their award. Download the badges.

Awards & Entry Statistics

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The first column shows the entry statistics, the second column shows the number of awards.

Entry Statistics Award Breakdown
Total entries: 22
Total award winners: 19
Distinguished: 2
(includes 1 Publications Best of Show)
Excellence: 8
Merit: 9

Winners of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Technical Communication Award and the 2016-2017 Excellence Award in the local chapter may go on to the International Summit Awards Competition. Distinguished winning entries in that competition are displayed at the annual STC Technical Communication Summit in May.

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International Winners

A gold star marks the entries that won awards in the International Competition.  Updated

List of Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter Winners

We are pleased to present the winners for our chapter competition.

Winning Entries

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The first column shows the entry title, the second column shows the contributors to the entry, and the third column shows the name of their company.

Entry title Contributors Company
Best of Show—Publication
Energy Frontier Research Centers: Science for Our Nation’s Energy Future
 
gold star
Natalia Melcer; U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Marissa Mills; Stacey McCray; Brett Hopwood; Biological and Environmental Research Information System Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Distinguished Technical Communication
An entry that wins an award of Distinguished Technical Communication is clearly superior in all areas. The entry contains no major flaws and few, if any, minor flaws. It applies the principles of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly the way that it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.
Energy Frontier Research Centers: Science for Our Nation’s Energy Future
 
gold star
Natalia Melcer; U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Marissa Mills; Stacey McCray; Brett Hopwood; Biological and Environmental Research Information System Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Working Group on Virtual Data Integration Holly Haun; Kris Christen; Judy Wyrick; Stacey McCray; Brett Hopwood; Biological and Environmental Research Information System; Dean Williams, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Jay Hnilo, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Excellence
An entry that wins an award of Excellence consistently meets high standards in all areas. The entry might contain a single major flaw or a few minor flaws. The entry demonstrates an exceptional understanding of technical communication principles.
Making a House an Accessible Home: The Role of PTs
 
gold star
Donald E. Tepper American Physical Therapy Association
Managing Patients Who Are Transgender Donald E. Tepper; Chris Hayhurst; Daniela Mead, PT, DPT, MPA American Physical Therapy Association
Above Ground Model 424x/424xLC3 Automotive Dynamometer Installation Guide
 
gold star
Spencer Kreikemeier; Suzanne Ammirati Dynojet Research, Inc.
C3E Awards "Celebrating Five Years of Progress"
 
gold star
Paget Donnelly; Candis Larson, Mele Associates; Melissa Eichner; Victoria Brun; Jennyfer Herzfeld; Lauren Giles; Raisa Ledesma, Department of Energy; Julie Chappell; Alice Chao, Department of Energy Energetics Incorporated
Mission-Innovation.net
 
gold star
Chanbory Buth, Akimeka; Matt Antes; Anna Mosby Energetics Incorporated
Achieving Large-Scale, Cost-Effective, Reproducible Manufacturing of High-Quality Cells: A Technology Roadmap to 2025 Lindsay Pack; Sarah Lichtner; Krishnendu Roy, Georgia Institute of Technology; Greg Dane, Georgia Research Alliance; Ross Brindle Nexight Group
KBase Quick Start Guide
 
gold star
Holly Haun; Stacey McCray; KBase User Engagement Team, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Teknos Shane Torbert; Caelan Barranta; Savana Hadjipanteli Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology
Merit
An entry that wins a Merit award consistently meets high standards in most areas. The entry might contain a small number of major or minor flaws, but it still applies technical communication principles in a highly proficient manner.
Raters Gonna Rate Donald E. Tepper American Physical Therapy Association
PT in Motion Donald E. Tepper; Eric Ries, APTA; Lois Douthitt, APTA; Troy Elliott, APTA American Physical Therapy Association
Catalog Your DevOps Application Peter Arsenault CA Technologies
Group Monitoring Configuration with MCS Susan Tibbetts CA Technologies
DynoWare RT Powersports Quick Start Guide Spencer Kreikemeier; Suzanne Ammirati Dynojet Research, Inc.
National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC): Water Sector Resilience Final Report and Recommendations Beth Ward; Jim Carey; Jack Eisenhauer; Shruti Kuppa; Annie Best; Lindsay Pack; Lindsay Kistner; Vicki Markovitz; Jack Baylis, The Baylis Group, LLC; Albert J. Edmonds, Edmonds Enterprises; Margaret E. Grayson, Consulting Services Group, LLC; James J.Murren, MGM Resorts International; Joan McDonald, JMM Strategic Solutions; Beverly Scott, Beverly Scott Associates; Ginger Norris, Department of Homeland Security Nexight Group
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS): 2015 Sector-Specific Plan (SSP) Sector Snapshots Annie Best; Lindsay Kishter; Caitlin Durkovich, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Greg Carnevale, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Bill Schweigart, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Rachel Liang, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Eric Choy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Michelle Yezierski, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Daniel Schultz, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Nexight Group
Seattle City Light Standards: A Guide to Our Organization Laura Vanderpool; John Shipek; Jamie Eby Seattle City Light
My Health Technology for Seniors Lonzell Watson   
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