year the Iowa Communication Association acknowledges the achievements
of its members with awards: The Iowa Communication Association Citation
Award, the Outstanding New Teacher Award, and in 2007, the newly
created Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Award. The criteria for these
awards and past recipients are listed below.
recognize the excellent scholarship in our undergraduate and graduate
programs in Iowa, the ICA Executive Board established a Top Student
Paper Award in 2007. The top graduate and undergraduate paper are
each honored at the convention with a cash award, certificate, membership
in ICA, and publication of the top papers in the edition of the
Iowa Journal of Communication. A fund has been established
to support this award thanks to the generosity of Melissa Beall.
This fund was renamed in 2009 as the ever Frank George Westphal
Student Paper Award, Westphal’s daughter and ICA member Yvonne Fielder
will match funds donated to the ICA scholarship in 2009, up to $250.
If you wish to contribute to the ICA Top Student Paper award fund,
please write a check to ICA’s executive secretary Barb Schmidt.
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