Merrie Sue Holtan, School of Communication and Journalism, won two national awards from the National Federation of Presswomen. Holtan placed first in sports writing and third in the home category. She received the award at the fall convention in Bethlehem, PA. In August, Holtan also taught a personal writing workshop for “Tribe Porty,” Portobello Beach, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Merrie Sue Holtan, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, earned three writing awards from North Dakota Professional Communicators at the NDSU spring conference. She placed first in Sports Writing and Home Writing and also third in the Home Writing category. The first place entries will be competing in the National Federation of Presswomen competition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania this September.
Merrie Sue Holtan, communication and journalism, won two national writing awards from the National Federation of Presswomen. She placed first in sports writing and received honorable mention in home writing. The awards were presented at the national conference in Wichita, Kan.
Merrie Sue Holtan won national second place award in home writing and honorable mention in sports writing
Merrie Sue Holtan, communication studies, won a national second place award in home writing and honorable mention in sports writing from the National Federation of Presswomen national conference held in Greenville, S. C. She also won a 25-year membership recognition award. Holtan is a past president of North Dakota Professional Communicators and a North Dakota Communicator of Achievement.
Merrie Sue Holtan, Communication Studies, recently won first place for travel writing, and honorable mention awards in sports and home writing from the National Federation of Presswomen. The awards were presented in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the national conference. Holtan has served as president of North Dakota Professional Communicators for the past two years.