Competition International Winners 2015-2016

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2015-2016 International Summit Awards Competition Winners

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Winners of the Distinguished Technical Communication Award and the Excellence Award in a local or regional chapter competition are allowed to enter the International Summit Awards Competition. Winning entries in the STC International Summit Awards (ISA) competition are presented at the annual STC Technical Summit. STC members may see the complete list of all ISA winners in the June ussue of Intercom. (Download the PDF of the 2016 ISA winners.) This year, there were 59 entries to ISA with 32 winners, or 54% receiving awards.

Congratulations to the following Washington, DC – Baltimore Chapter Distinguished and Excellence winners who won awards at the STC International Competition level!

Winners at the international level are entitled to display the STC International Summit Awards Competition ribbons. Download and use to promote your award!

International 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
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.
Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest Erin Richardson, Kelly Livieratos, Diane Dorsey, Ken Moscati, Shannon Nelson, Gloria Crites, Matt Baughmanv Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, MD
Virginia Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering Magazine Eileen Baumann, Sara Gunderson, Kara Baumann; David Franusich, Andrew Beaver, Laura Purcell, Scott Bailey, Virginia Tech; Dan Radmacher, freelance Uncork-it, Inc.
Blacksburg, VA
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.
2014 Annual Report (Johns Hopkins APL) Peggy Moore, Magda Saina Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, MD
Legal Issues in Global Contexts: Perspectives on Technical Communication in an International Age Kirk St. Amant, East Carolina U, Martine Courant Rife, Lansing Community College, Tatiana Batova, U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Marco Antonio Chavez-Aguayo, Martin S. Copenhaver, Georgia Institute of Technology, TyAnna Herrington, Georgia Tech, Wendy Kraglund-Gauthier, St Francis Xavier U; Brett Lanceford, U of South Alabama; Heidi A. McKee, Miami U; James E. Porter, Miami U; Liza Potts, Michigan State U; Nicole St. Germaine, Angelo State U; Ronald L. Stone, AAT; Annette Vee, U of Wisconsin-Madison; David C. Young, St. Francis Xavier U; Pavel Zemliansky, U of Central Florida; Traci Arnett Zimmerman, James Madison U Baywood Publishing
Amityville, NY
Seven Years of Atidim and Ofakim Research Awards at Rambam Health Care Campus Deborah E-S Hemstreet, Rambam Health Care Campus; Merav Greenzweig, Studio Givat Ela Rambam Health Care Campus
Haifa, Israel
Stadium and Arena Design John Pascoe, Lak Tin Limited; Peter Culley, Independent Engineer; Gavin Jamieson, ICE Publishing; Jo Squires, ICE Publishing; Rebecca Taylor, ICE Publishing; Colin Morgan, Swales and Willis.
The award is mentioned on their site at ice | Bookshop, Building Design Category: Building Design.
Lak Tin Limited
Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK
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.
Lignocellulosic Biomass for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Kris Christen, Judy Wyrick, Biological and Environmental Research Information System at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN
Panther System Training Manual Steve Janoff, Ray Pilla, Erin Christensen, Gregg Wilson, Cynthia Kratz, Lisa McVicker, Alan Chihwaro, Mary Depner, Terrie Dosenberry Hologic, Inc
San Diego, CA
TracVision TV-series Technical Training Mike Nelson KVH Industries, Inc.
Middletown, RI
CA Data Content Discovery for z/OS 1.0 Wikii Jaysa Tammaro, Kris Horgen; CA Technologies
Ewing, NJ
CA Performance Management 2.6.0 Wiki Anatoly Klebanov, Chazz Kellner CA Technologies
Framingham, MA
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