Competition Winners—Alliance 2020-2021


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2020-2021 STC Alliance Competition Winners

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Best of Show winner's badge for 2021STC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: DistinguishedSTC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: ExcellenceSTC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: Merit

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Awards & Entry Statistics
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The first column shows the category. The second column shows the number of awards. The third column shows the percentage.

Category Awards Percentage
Total entries: Total award winners: Distinguished: Excellence: Merit: 54 34 3 13 18   63 6 24 33

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List of All STC Alliance Competition Winners

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
Best of Show candidates exhibit the ideal for their category. They are not judged against each other; they are judged solely against established standards for their respective documentation type. Of the Distinguished entries nominated for Best of Show, the entry that comes closest to the ideal for its category is the Best of Show.
Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship – Security Guide Marc Parker, Partner Forces; Matt Pembleton, Nexight Group; Rob Foy, Nexight Group; Emma Plikerd, Partner Forces; Allison Reed, Partner Forces; Lauren Moeggenberg, Partner Forces; Margaret H. Coggins, Ph.D., M. H. Coggins & Associates, LLC; Mark Lowery, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting; Karen Saffran, Nexight Group; Jennifer Chaggaris, Partner Forces; Tasha Teelucksingh, Strategic Operations Solutions; Josha Jordan, CISA; L. Scott Parker, CISA Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) by Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
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.
EPRI Research Roadmaps: Large Scale Photovoltaic (PV) Plants and Large Scale Wind Plants Jack Holmes, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; Ross Brindle, Nexight Group; Julianne Puckett, Nexight Group; Stephen Bolotin, Nexight Group; Joseph Stekli, Electric Power Research Institute; Michael Bolen, Electric Power Research Institute; Brandon Fitchett, Electric Power Research Institute Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
Medidata Detect Knowledge Space David Renn Medidata Solutions, a Dassault Systèmes company, Glenmoore, PA
MEDS Reporter Knowledge Space Jonathan Hodrick Medidata Solutions, Jersey City, NJ
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.
Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship – Security Guide Marc Parker, Partner Forces; Matt Pembleton, Nexight Group; Rob Foy, Nexight Group; Emma Plikerd, Partner Forces; Allison Reed, Partner Forces; Lauren Moeggenberg, Partner Forces; Margaret H. Coggins, Ph.D., M. H. Coggins & Associates, LLC; Mark Lowery, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting; Karen Saffran, Nexight Group; Jennifer Chaggaris, Partner Forces; Tasha Teelucksingh, Strategic Operations Solutions; Josha Jordan, CISA; L. Scott Parker, CISA Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) by Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
Case In Point: Advanced Financial Social Engineering Living Security Living Security, South Austin, TX
HP OMEN Frequency Wireless Headset Setup Instructions Poster Nga Diep-Tran, Alexandra Jones, Valerie Krohn HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
HP Pavilion All-in-One Setup Instructions Liane Pomfret, Cliff Ahlhardt, Vanessa Vara HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
HP PCs – How to Clean Your Computer Emily Ryan, Alexandra Jones, Wes Dale HP Inc., Kingwood, TX
MoDaC User Guide Ruth S. Frost Leidos Biomedical Research, Jessup MD
NYC Site Safety Training: 8-Hour Fall Prevention Jenny Boniface, Brad Raca American Safety Council, Orlando, FL
Rave Grants Manager Planning Knowledge Space TJ Cardenas Medidata, New York, NY
Rave Safety Gateway Knowledge Space Esha Adhya Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, New York, NY
Satellite Technology Fundamentals Mike Nelson KVH Industries, Bristol, RI
OMEN by HP Laptop Setup Instruction Booklet Brenda Pereira, Laura Herold, Valerie Krohn HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
U.S. Department of Energy Free-Air CO2 Enrichment Experiments: FACE Results, Lessons, and Legacy Richard Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Writing Team, U.S. Department of Energy Free-Air CO2 Enrichment Experiments: FACE Results, Lessons, and Legacy Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
WebFOCUS 8207 Release Notes Frances Gambino, Melinda Gjenasaj, Mary Casull, Russell Borner ibi, a TIBCO company, New York, NY
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.
Guide to the American Workforce System Lucy McMillan, Harin Contractor, Anthony DAndrea, Rob Foy, Matt Pembleton Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
Are you working from home too? Let's figure it out together. Wes Dale HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
Did You Know: 2020 Texas Election Information Yvonne Wade Sanchez, Grace Chimene, Aileen McMurrer League of Women Voters of Texas, Katy, TX
FleXinspect T with SCOUT Technology Dimensional Inspection Setup Supplement Jeremy Lankford Bucher Emhart Glass, Horseheads, NY
HP ProBook 445 G7 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide David Vasek, Sheri Ahlhardt, Ken Rood HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
HP Travel USB-C Multi Port Hub Setup Instructions Poster Nga Diep-Tran, Alexandra Jones, Valerie Krohn HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
ibi Open Visualizations Release 8207 Josephine Moscato, Arwin Castillo, Frances Gambino ibi, a TIBCO company, New York, NY
KVH ASP Support Help Mike Nelson KVH Industries, Bristol, RI
LavaCon UX Overview Jack Molisani, Ron Pereira, Char James-Tanny, Kevin Meglic The LavaCon Conference, Long Beach, CA
League of Women Voters of Texas – Texas Conference for Women Yvonne Wade Sanchez, Grace Chimene, Dorothy Marchand, Aileen McMurrer, Karen Kelley League of Women Voters of Texas, Katy, TX
Medidata Patient Profiles Knowledge Space David Renn, Sangeeta Augustine Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, Glenmoore, PA
MEDS Data Viewer Knowledge Space Jonathan Hodrick Medidata Solutions, Jersey City, NJ
Micro:bit Innovations Student Workbook Bruno Larochelle Bruno Larochelle, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
OMEN Gaming Tower Setup Instructions Laura Mallon, Liz Weiman, Valerie Krohn, Nathan Kiergaard HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX
RBQM Configuration Manager Knowledge Space David Renn Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, Glenmoore, PA
TCS Style Guide David Baron, Esha Adhya Medidata, New York, NY
Genomic Science TEKNOS Isabelle Deng, Karen Song, Shan Lateef, Joanna Cheng, Grace Huang, Junho Lee, Bryant Park Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria VA
www.BarCan.ca Mellissa Ruryk TEK-Right Consulting Ltd., Vernon, BC, Canada
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