Tom Freeman won the 2016 ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest after being a regular contributor to past haiku contests.
Merrill Perlman was among seven individuals and two media organizations receiving the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism for 2015.
Buttry was selected because of his willingness to use his time to pass along knowledge to students, editors and journalists.
The award recognizes substantial contributions to the craft of copy editing and excellence in overall copy editing skills.
The winners were officially announced March 26, at the opening session of ACES 19th annual conference in Pittsburgh.
Adriana Cloud's 17-syllable haiku about comma splices won ACES's National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.
ACES began its National Grammar Day haiku competition in 2011 and continued to seek 17-syllable grammatical entries for its newest contest.
Ashley Winchester won the ACES National Punctuation Day eecard competition with her sense of humor and an interrobang.
Spellers or audience members could pay $1 to get the next letter of a word a speller was stuck on at the ACES Education Fund Spelling Bee.
Alex Cruden was the sixth recipient of the ACES's Glamann Award-- an award that recognizes people who contributed to the Society and copy editing.