Articles filed under Contests and Awards

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March 3, 2016 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku finds a new angle

Tom Freeman won the 2016 ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest after being a regular contributor to past haiku contests.

June 9, 2015 Contests and Awards

ACES Education Fund President Merrill Perlman to receive Missouri Honor Medal

Merrill Perlman was among seven individuals and two media organizations receiving the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism for 2015.

March 26, 2015 Contests and Awards

Steve Buttry wins ACES Glamann Award at ACES 2015

Buttry was selected because of his willingness to use his time to pass along knowledge to students, editors and journalists.

March 26, 2015 Contests and Awards

Copy editor Larissa Newton wins ACES 2014 Robinson Award

The award recognizes substantial contributions to the craft of copy editing and excellence in overall copy editing skills.

March 24, 2015 Contests and Awards

ACES announces 2014 Headline Contest winners

The winners were officially announced March 26, at the opening session of ACES 19th annual conference in Pittsburgh.

March 3, 2015 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku adds a little spice to National Grammar Day

Adriana Cloud's 17-syllable haiku about comma splices won ACES's National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.

February 26, 2015 Contests and Awards

Grammar Day haiku, a tradition for March 4th, weds syntax and verse

ACES began its National Grammar Day haiku competition in 2011 and continued to seek 17-syllable grammatical entries for its newest contest.

September 28, 2014 Contests and Awards

Contest winner: A punctuating sense of humor

Ashley Winchester won the ACES National Punctuation Day eecard competition with her sense of humor and an interrobang.

March 26, 2014 Contests and Awards

Past scholarship winner spells with complete insouciance to the difficulty of the task

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.

March 21, 2014 Contests and Awards

Alex Cruden receives 2014 Glamann Award

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.