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IHSPA

Awards history

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Rod Vahl Teachers of the Year

1993
Ben Van Zante, West HS, Iowa City

1994
Linda Smoley, Abraham Lincoln HS, Council Bluffs

1995
Jack Kennedy, City HS, Iowa City

1996
Merle Dieleman, Pleasant Valley HS

1997
Leslie Shipp, Johnston HS

1998
Donna Manfull, Washington HS, Washington

1999
John P. Walker, Exira HS

2000
Ann Visser, Pella Community HS

2001
Ann Haugland, Boone HS

2002
Timm Pilcher, Hoover HS, Des Moines

2003
Karina Krall, North Cedar HS, Stanwood

2004
Deb Buttleman Malcolm, Central HS, Davenport

2005
Steven Lyle, West HS, Davenport

2006
Gary Lindsay, Kennedy HS, Cedar Rapids

2007
Sara Schlesinger, adviser, West HS, Iowa City

2008
Bonnie Neyens, adviser, Fort Madison HS

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Administrators of the Year

1988
Floyd G. Winter, Cedar Falls HS
Richard P. Euchner, Storm Lake HS
Dr. Barbara Prior, Des Moines East HS
The Rev. Wayne A. Ressler, Mason City Newman HS

1989
Larry K. Shiley, Fort Madison HS

1990
Jack Wehrle, Burlington HS
Lawrence McNabb, Vinton Community HS

1991
Mary Jo Kish, Osceola Clarke Schools

1992
Kevin McCarville, Cedar Rapids Regis HS
Jerry Wadden, Des Moines School District

1994
Larry Mitchell, Dubuque Senior HS

1996
Jerry Stilwell, East HS, Des Moines

1998
Henry Caudle, Davenport Central HS

1999
John Hlubek, North Cedar HS

2000

James Anderson, Davenport North HS
Francis Johnston, Washington HS, Washington

2001
John Lawrence, Wilton HS

2004
Ken Hayes, East Marshall HS, LeGrand
Dave Kapfer, Boone Middle and Senior HS

2005
Connie Cook, Hoover HS, Des Moines
James Dowdle, Dowling Catholic  HS, Des Moines

2006
Vicky Poole, Valley HS, West Des Moines
Bernard Stephenson, Ft. Madison HS
Tim Wernentin, Davenport Central HS

2007
Jerry Arganbright, principal, West HS, Iowa City

2008
Mary Wilcynski, principal, John F. Kennedy HS (Cedar Rapids)

2009
Dennis Walsh, principal, Mt. Vernon HS

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Stratton Award winners

1976
Richard P. Johns
Kathryn Worley
Margaret Cormany

1977
Judith Funk
James Crook
Ben Van Zante
Des Moines Register

1978
Richard Simpson
Mary Castle
Jim Crane
Ottumwa Currier

1979
Ron Smrha
John M. Butler

1980
Pat Schultz
Oelwein Daily Register

1981
Marilyn Gallo
West Des Moines Express
Carl Vandermeulen

1982
Greg Franck

1983
David L. Stedwell
Sandy Stevens
Fairfield Daily Ledger

1984
Ruthe M. Brocker
Maryeau Carver

1985
Linda Smoley
Connie Riffel
Burlington Hawk Eye

1986
Don Haines

1987
Merle Dieleman
Jack Dvorak
Paul Peterson
Herb Strentz

1988
Ann Graber
Jack Kennedy
Mick Neubert
The Fort Dodge Messenger
The Grinnell Herald-Register

1989
The Mason City Globe Gazette
Mary Arnold
Rita Penney

1990
The Anthon Herald
Jane Peterson
Bruce Lear

1991
The Independence
Newspapers
Pam Rodewald

1992
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Jim Ellenberger
E. Jenni Mangels

1993
Jim Tredway

1994
Iowa City Press Citizen
Bill Monroe
Judy Ecker

1995
Joan Hoffman

1996
Ed Kelly

1997
Steven Lyle

1998
Salli Nichols

1999
Brenda Smith

2000
Dubuque Telegraph Herald

2001
Deb Buttleman Malcolm

2002

Donna Manfull

2003

Gary Lindsay

2004
Iowa Newspaper Association
Iowa Newspaper Foundation

2005        
Betty Christian, North HS, Davenport

2006        
Iowa Representatives
of Jostens, Walsworth &
Herff Jones Yearbook
Companies

2007
Kevin Cooney, anchor, KCCI-TV

2008
John Beaudoin, publisher, Woodbine Tweener

2009
Vanessa Shelton, executive director, Quill & Scroll International

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