Award for an article, “Old Friends, New Friends,” National Federation of Press Women in 2013

Elks Distinguished Citizenship Award in 2011

RWA-PRO status in 2009

President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2008

Communicator of Achievement Award, North Carolina Press Club in 2007

Award for a photojournalism article on home schooling, National Federation of Press Women in 2007

Communicator of Achievement Award, Illinois Woman’s Press Association in 1995


North Carolina Writers’ Network

North Carolina Writers’ Network-South Brunswick Group

North Carolina Press Club

National Federation of Press Women

Women’s Fiction Writers Association