• Best Special Section Cover (Third Place), Medium Weeklies, from Arkansas Press Association, 2010. Bulldog Football preview. The cover had an offensive lineman holding a cheerleader on one shoulder, and flag major on the other shoulder.
• Top 10 in Customer Efficiency, from Fedloan Servicing, Sept. 2011, Nov. 2011. Least amount of callbacks due to unanswered questions.
• Guest on Lino Rulli’s The Catholic Guy Show, Sirius XM 129, Jan. 28, 2010.
• B.S. in Photojournalism, minor in English, from Arkansas State University (May 2006)
• News Writing (Second Place) from Arkansas College Media Association, April 2005
• Feature Photo (Third Place) from Arkansas College Media Association, April 2005
• Best Opinion-Editorial Writer (Ninth Place) from Southeast Journalism Conference, February 2005
• Page Design (First Place) from Southeast Journalism Conference, February 2005. The on-site competition gave contestants one hour to create a front page newspaper from scratch. And they gave me the worst equipment in the room.