Awards


WPC members win awards at national contest

Several WPC members earned awards during the 2021 National Communications Contest sponsored by our national affiliate, the National Federation of Press Women. With more than 2,000 entries from across the country submitted in this year’s contest, these talented members faced tough competition. All of these NFPW award recipients had to […]


WPC Scholarship Committee co-chairs Judy Conkling, left, and Wilma Moore-Black, at right, stand with Daegiona Wilson, the 2021 WPC Scholarship recipient.

Southwestern College student wins WPC scholarship

An enthusiastic and spirited Southwestern College student majoring in convergent journalism is the winner of the 2021 Wichita Professional Communicators $2,000 scholarship. Daegiona Wilson stands out among her peers at the Winfield, Kansas, college, from the classroom to the track field. The scholarship award helps to ease the stresses of […]


WPC members earn awards in KPC communications contest

Congratulations to the following Wichita Professional Communicators members who earned awards in the Kansas Professional Communicators‘ communications contest and were honored during the KPC spring conference: Beth Bower – Communicator of Achievement; First Place Specialty Articles, Food Guy Bower – First Place Specialty Articles, Travel Blog, Personal; and Radio + […]


Beth Bower

Beth Bower earns KPC’s highest honor

Congratulations to Beth Bower, WPC board member and former WPC president, on being awarded Kansas Professional Communicators’ highest honor: the 2021 Communicator of Achievement! The COA is given in recognition of professional accomplishments, community service and affiliate service to KPC and the National Federation of Press Women. Beth is a […]


KPC virtual state conference is April 2

Kansas Professional Communicators will host a virtual state conference on Friday, April 2. The conference, which will take place via Zoom, will offer a brief networking opportunity, presentations by two outstanding communicators and recognition of this year’s award winners in KPC’s communications contest and the reveal of KPC’s 2021 Communicator […]


WPC board members stand with oversized check from KAKE Wins for Kansas

KAKE Wins for Kansas awards grant to WPC

  Wichita Professional Communicators has been awarded a $500 KAKE Wins for Kansas grant! The grants from DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers and KAKE-TV are given to local nonprofit organizations who have a positive impact on the community, and demonstrate adding greater value and resources to the community. WPC is grateful […]


Nominate a peer for Communicator of Achievement award

Nominations are being sought for Kansas Professional Communicators’ highest professional award, its annual Communicator of Achievement. Nominees are judged on professional achievement (50%), community service (20%), and affiliate service to KPC and National Federation of Press Women (30%). The recipient of the KPC COA award goes on to compete for […]


Apply for $2,000 WPC scholarship by March 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 scholarship awarded by Wichita Professional Communicators. Our dynamic professionals work in advertising, digital media, editing, graphic design, journalism, marketing, photography, public relations, public speaking, writing and more. WPC offers an annual $2,000 scholarship to students pursuing degrees in these fields of study […]


Enter soon: KPC communications contest open to members, nonmembers

Get recognized for the great work you do and enter the Kansas Professional Communicators 2021 communications contest. Entries are being accepted now; all work entered must have been produced in calendar year 2020. Entries received after the early bird deadline of Jan. 27, through the contest’s final closing date of […]


WPC members earn awards in NFPW, KPC communications contests

Nine WPC members were recognized with 14 awards during the virtual NFPW communications contest awards ceremony June 6. The annual contest attracted 1,800 entries this year, according to NFPW officials. Congratulations to the following members on their awards: Jennifer Eaton: second place, electronic newsletter, nonprofit, government or educational Debbi Elmore: […]