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Special Awards

Media/Print/Broadcast Award

The Media/Print/Broadcast Award is given for promotion and support of reading. This is one of three awards that are given to individuals who have made contributions to promote the importance of reading within the state. The recipient of this award may be an individual whose name has been submitted by a local council as Newspaper in Education winner. Nominations must be submitted to the Publicity and Publications Chairperson by June 1.

The downloadable application form is in Portable Document Format (PDF) and requires , which is available free of charge from Adobe.

PDF Document Media/Print/Broadcast Award (pdf) (Word .doc version) or Media/Print/Broadcast Award (web)

Send application to:

Laurie Mansfield - FRA Awards

Print/Media/Broadcast Award Winners

2008                            Dr. Terence Cavanaugh, Jacksonville
1999                            Nancy Govoni, News Journal, Broward
                                   Nickie Kortus, Gainesville Sun
1997                            Chandra Bill, Channel 12 Eyewitness news
1996                            Terry Lloyd, Publisher, Florida Primary Educator


 

Legislative Award

This award is given to legislators who are working to promote education. By July 15, councils or individuals should submit the Legislative Chairperson names of legislators who meet the criterion with a description of how they are supporting and promoting reading education. The recipient is recognized at the FRA Annual Conference.

Send application to:

Mary Ann Clarke - FRA Awards
4851 Hidden Branch Drive North
Jacksonville FL 32257

 

Legislative Award Winners

2004                            State Senator Toni Jennings    Florida Senate President         Florida
2002                            Senator Bob Graham  (former Governor)                               Florida
1997                            Representative Daniel A. Webster, Speaker of the House     Florida

Children's Book Award

FRA sponsors a program to encourage an interest in contemporary literature by pre-kindergarten through second grade students. This is one of three awards that are given to individuals who have made contributions to promote the importance of reading within the state. The winning book is determined by votes of students who have heard the eight  . The winning author is honored at the Annual FRA Conference.

Information concerning the program is available from the Chairperson of the Children's Book Award.