Previous ASPA Award Winners

Alabama Journalist
of the Year

2022: Ansley Nicole Brown, Thompson High School 
2021: Madison Duboise, Sparkman High School

2020: Saylor Cuzzort, Sparkman High School
2019: Jacob Whitlock, Sparkman High School
2018: C. Audrey Harper, Bob Jones High School
2017: Brady Talbert, Thompson High School
2016: Rebecca Griesbach, Northridge High School
2015: Beryl Kessio, Sparkman High School
2014: Riley Wallace, Sparkman High School
2013: Alex Hauser, Northridge High School
2012: Erin Hutter, Thompson High School
2011: Alison Bartel, Sparkman High School
2010: Megan Hager, Sparkman High School
2009: Haley Herfurth, Sparkman High School
2008: Amethyst Holmes, Sparkman High School

J.B. Stevenson Scholarship Recipient

2021: Madison Duboise, Sparkman High School
2020: Saylor Cuzzort, Sparkman High School
2020: Saylor Cuzzort, Sparkman High School
2019: Jacob Whitlock, Sparkman High School
2018: Destiny Hodges, Paul Bryant High School
2017: Brady Talbert, Thompson High School
2016: Rebecca Griesbach, Northridge High School
2015: Beryl Kessio, Sparkman High School
2014: Riley Wallace, Sparkman High School
2013: Alex Houser, Northridge High School
2012: Meghann Kennedy, Sparkman High School 
2011: Alison Bartel, Sparkman High School
2010: Megan Hager, Sparkman High School
2009: Ciera Wade, Northridge High School

Rick Bragg Award 
for Feature Writing

2022: Libby Thornton, Springville High School 
2021: Madison Duboise, Sparkman High School

2020: Saylor Cuzzort, Sparkman High School
2019: Jacob Whitlock, Sparkman High School
2018: Rebecca Han, Northridge High School
2017: Emily Baucum, Sparkman High School
2016: Savannah Bullard, Sparkman High School
2015: Beryl Kessio, Sparkman High School
2014: Riley Wallace, Sparkman High School
2013: 
2012: 
2011: Adelaide Beckman, ASMS
2010: Alicia Perez, Sparkman High School
2009: Aida Noriega and Ciera Wade, Northridge HS
2008: Amethyst Holmes, Sparkman High School

Bailey Thomson Award
for Editorial Writing

2022: Matt Brown, Sparkman High School 
2021: Grace Moore, Sparkman High School

2019: Ben Fu, Mountain Brook High School
2018: C. Audrey Harper, Bob Jones High School
2017: Aliyah Thompson, Sparkman High School
2016: Erin Stender, Sparkman High School
2015: Beryl Kessio, Sparkman High School
2014: Kristie Martins, Bob Jones High School
2013: 
2012: 
2011: Amiri Lampley, Sparkman High School
2010: Amy Vu, Grissom High School
2009: Olivia Christian, Huntsville High School
2008: Drew Hoover, St. James School

Larry Haynes Administrator
of the Year Award

2022: John Comer, Daphne High School 
2021: Not awarded

2020: Daniel Bray AND Tripp Marshall, Brookwood High School
2019: Michael Lee, Clay Chalkville High School
2018: Not awarded
2017: 
2016: Matt Massey, Madison County Schools
2015: 
2014: Mike Campbell, Sparkman High School
2013: 
2012: 
2011: Rita Thomas, Hillcrest High School
2010: 
2009:
2008:

Susie DeMent Advisor
of the Year Award

2022: Barbara Bateman, Daphne High School 
2021: Not awarded

2020: Renee Quaife, Sparkman High School
AND Abby Jaillet, Clay-Chalkville High School

2019: Brooke Dennis, Thompson High School
2018: Connie Nolen, Pelham High School
2017: Jody Evans, Tuscaloosa County High School
2016: Barbara Bateman, Murphy High School
AND Erin Coggins, Sparkman High School

2015: 
2014: Susan Newell, Northridge High School
2013: 
2012: Susan Newell, Northridge High School
2011: Erin Coggins, Sparkman High School
2010: Jody Evans, Tuscaloosa County High School
2009: Melissa Dixon
2008: Susan Newell, Northridge High School

Alex House Journalism Sustainability Award

2021: Sarah Chase, Sparkman High School

2020: Not awarded

2019: Christina Jimenez, Lauren Wright, Laura Fecanin, Sara Tolar, Jordan Allen and Tamia Jones, Clay Chalkville High School

2018: Destiny Hodges, Paul W. Bryant High School (first awarded)

ASPA Spirit Award

2022: Brookwood High School and Daphne High School 
2021: Clay Chalkville High School

2020: Sparkman High School
2019: Clay Chalkville High School
2018: Pelham High School
2017: 
2016: St. Clair County High School
2015: Sparkman High School
2014: 

Alabama Broadcasters Association Award

2022: Ansley Nicole Brown, Thompson High School 
2021: Brad Lewis, Thompson High School

2020: Erin Long, Thompson High School
2019: Ashley Ryan, Thompson High School
2018: Constance McKnight, Thompson High School
2017: Brady Talbert, Thompson High School
2016: Sarah Jones, Thompson High School
2015: Amber Harless, Thompson High School
2014: Sarah Singleterry, Thompson High School (first awarded)​