2006 Spark Awards

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The winners from the 2006 SPARC Awards are listed below.

Audio-Visual 

Audio-Visual/One-Time Video 

Merit Award
           Laurine Jue, Hugh Imohf & Cutaway Video
           Avista
           Leaders of Change 

Excellence Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
           Helping People Help the Land (slide show) 

Audio-Visual/TV Spot or PSA 60 Seconds 

Merit Award
           Nicole Grier
           Wheatland Bank
           The Three Little Pigs
           Produced by North by Northwest Productions 

Excellence Award
           Nicole Grier
           Wheatland Bank
           Jack & the Beanstalk
           Produced by North by Northwest Productions 

Audio-Visual/Series of TV Spots 

Merit Award
           Alli Benjamin, Sara Johnston, Cher Desautel
           Washington State Department of Health
           Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

 Audio-Visual/Audio Only Programs 

Merit Award
           Annie Matlow, April Brast
           Spokane Symphony
           2005-2006 Symphony on the Edge 

Merit Award
           Michelle Hege, Dale Hammond, Lisa Cargill, Sarah Taylor
           Washington State Department of Health
           West Nile Virus: Radio PSA’s
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Excellence Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
           Get Ready 

Print Publications 

Print/Brochures 

Merit Award
           Tamara Hartman, Terry Rayburn Mitchell, Garret Riddle, Greg Orwig, Julie Riddle
           Whitworth College
           Road Place 

Merit Award
           Tamara Hartman, Terry Rayburn Mitchell, Garret Riddle, Greg Orwig, Julie Riddle
           Whitworth College
           Off-campus Study Map 

Excellence Award
           Tamara Hartman, Terry Rayburn Mitchell, Garret Riddle, Greg Orwig, Julie Riddle
           Whitworth College
           Identity Brochure 

Print/Four-Color Magazines 

Merit Award
           John Carter
           Saint George’s School
           St. George’s School Magazine 

Print/Newsletters 

Merit Award
           Laurine Jue, Robyn Dunlap, Beth Berg, Sharman Communications & BHWI
           Avista Corp.
           The View: Avista Employee News and Features 

Print/Special Publications 

Merit Award
           Ed Bruneau
           Spokane Advertising Federation
           2005 Grape and Grain poster
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Design 

Design/Posters 

Merit Award
           Sue Chism
           Whitworth College
           “Godspell” Poster 

Excellence Award
           Ed Bruneau
           Spokane Advertising Federation
           2005 Grape and Grain poster
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Design/Logo/Organizational Identity 

Merit Award
           Becky Swanson
           Empire Health Services
           Corporate Logo
           Produced by HT Klatzky & Associates 

Merit Award
           Ed Bruneau
           MMI
           MMI Corporate Identity Makeover
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Design/Illustrations 

Merit Award
           Michelle Hege and Sarah Taylor
           Spokane Regional Support Network
           Speak Out poster
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Design/Visual Displays 

Excellence Award
           Lisa Cargill
           Deidrich Coffee Roasters
           Tradeshow display panels
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Design/Publication Covers 

Merit Award
           Tamara Hartman
           Whitworth College
           “Whitworth Today” Fall 2005 Cover 

Merit Award
           Ed Bruneau
           Cox Communications
           Cox Delivers More! Direct Mail
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Excellence Award (tie)
           Ed Bruneau
           Cox Communications
           Cox Makes It Simple! November Direct Mail
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Excellence Award (tie)
           Ed Bruneau
           Cox Communications
           Cox Makes It Simple! November Direct Mail
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Design/Invitation or Greeting Card 

Merit Award
           Ed Bruneau
           Creative Consultants
           Santa, You Shouldn’t Have (Christmas Card) 

Excellence Award
           Marvin Reguindin, Thinking Cap Design; Christine Eriksen, Rockwood Clinic
           Rockwood Clinic
           Birthday Cards 

Design/Other 

Merit Award
           Ed Bruneau
           Mistequa International Auto Museum
           Mistequa International Auto Museum Brochure
           Produced by Creative Consultants 

Excellence Award
           Tamitha Anderson, Sara Johnston
           Natural Resources Conservation Service
           PSA Campaign Packaging
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Writing 

Writing/News Release 

Merit Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
           Recent Storms offer Hope 

Merit Award
           Sarah Taylor, Lucas Dressel, Sara Johnston, Jennifer Simmons
           Northern Quest Casino
           Hurricane Katrina Assistance News Release
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Excellence Award
           Michelle Hege, Andrei Mylroie, Lisa Cargill, Sarah Taylor
           Sullivan Homes and “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”
           News Release
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Writing/Feature 

Merit Award
           Susan Nielsen
           Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing
           “Caring for Dignitaries and the Devastated” 

Merit Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
           A Place to come home to… 

Excellence Award
           John Carter
           Saint George’s School
           An Artistic Education 

Writing/Reoccurring Column or Editorial 

Merit Award
           John Carter
           Saint George’s School
           “Head lines” 

Merit Award
           Greg Orwig
           Whitworth College
           Identity Brochure 

Writing/Annual Report or Investor Relations 

Merit Award
           Annie Matlow
           Spokane Symphony
           High Notes 2005-2006 Spokane Symphony Annual Report 

Electronic & Interactive Communications 

Electronic & Interactive Communication/Internet Sites External 

Merit Award
           Jennifer Ferrero
           Bruttles Candy Shoppe
           Bruttles Candy Web site
           Produced by Spokane Web Communications 

Merit Award
           Sarah Taylor, Sara Johnston, Lucas Dressel
           The Kalispel Tribe of Indians
           Updated Web site
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Excellence Award
           Jennifer Ferrero, Tony DeStefano, Marvin Reguindin
           Spokane Civic Theater
           Spokane Civic Theater Internet Site
           Produced by Spokane Web Communications & Thinking Cap Communications 

Electronic & Interactive Communication/Intranet Sites Internal 

Merit Award
           Jennifer Van Vleet, Jennifer Ferrero, Tony DeStefano
           Coffman Engineers, Inc.
           Intranet Site
           Produced by Spokane Web Communications 

Electronic & Interactive Communications/E-zines, Newsletters and Other Online or Email Publications 

Merit Award
           Jennifer Ferrero and Tony DeStefano
           Interplayers Theater
           E-Newsletter
           Produced by Spokane Web Communications 

Media Relations Campaign/Program 

Media Relations Campaign/Services 

Merit Award
           Christine Eriksen, Jennifer West, Mary Joan Hahn, Rayanne Zackery
           Rockwood Clinic
           Rockwood Clinic Media Relations Campaign
           Produced by Rockey Hill & Knowlton 

Excellence Award
           Andrei Mylroie, Lucas Dressel
           Washington Trust Bank
           Boise media tour
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Media Relations Campaign/Government, Association, Non-profit 

Merit Award
           Cher Desautel, Sara Johnston, Lisa Cargill, Tamitha Anderson
           Optometric Physicians of Washington
           InfantSEE Launch Media Campaign
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications

Merit Award
           Jennifer West, Brian Coddington
           Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development
           CTED Media Relations
           Produced by Rockey Hill & Knowlton 

Excellence Award
           Jonas Elber, Chris Martin, Danielle Curtis
           First Night Spokane
           Press Kit 

Media Relations Campaign/Other 

Excellence Award
           Michelle Hege, Andrei Mylroie, Lisa Cargill, Sarah Taylor
           Sullivan Homes
           “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Hebert family episode media relationscampaign
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Internal Communications 

Internal Communication/Services 

Merit Award
           Becky Swanson, Judy Nerud, Shannon Jordan, Kathleen Graham, Christine Varela
           Empire Health Services
           “It’s Storytime” (new logo rollout)
           Produced by HT Klatzky & Associates 

Merit Award
           Jennifer Van Vleet and Marketing Team
           Coffman Engineers
           Branding-Educating Coffman Engineers 

Excellence Award
           Leslie White, Angie Weitzman & Marketing Team
           Coffman Engineers
           Fishing for Compliments 

Internal Communication/Government, Associate, Non-profit

Merit Award
           Marvin Reguindin, Allanna Boyd
           Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
           GLAAD Tidings
           Produced by Thinking Cap 

Marketing Communications 

Marketing Communications/Industry, Retail, Manufacturing 

Excellence Award
           Michelle Hege, Andrei Mylroie, Erika Neff
           Itron
           Intron International Marketing Group 2005 Marketing Program
           Produced by Desautel Hege Communications 

Marketing Communications/Services 

Excellence Award
           Tamara Hartman, Terry Rayburn Mitchell, Garrett Riddle, Greg Orwig, Julie Riddle
           Whitworth College
           Whitworth Admissions Publication Package 

Marketing Communications/Government, Association, Non-profit 

Merit Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
           CSP Campaign 

Merit Award
           Annie Matlow, April Brast, Jolene Balyeat
           Spokane Symphony
           2005 Beethoven Bash 

Excellence Award
           Jennifer West, Amy Fritsch, Eric Moses
           Inland Northwest Economic Alliance
           Southern California Media Tour
           Produced by Rockey Hill & Knowlton

Crisis Communications 

Crisis Communications/Government, Association, Non-profit 

Merit Award
           Ron Nichols
           Natural Resource Conservation Services (NRCS)
           NRCS Crisis Plan 

Community Government Relations Campaign 

Community/Government Relations Campaign/Government, Association, Non-profit 

Merit Award
           Madonna Luers
           Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
           Dedication of new regional headquarters 

Excellence Award
           Betsy Godlewski, Elizabeth Thompson, May Joan Hahn, Rayanne Zackery, Amy Fritsch
           Fox Theater
           Fox Theater Campaign
           Produced by Rockey Hill & Knowlton 

Communication Process 

Communication Process/Communication Training 

Merit Award
       Jennifer West, Mary Joan Hahn, Steve Boyer, Art Merrick, Dale Gluck, Scott Whiteaker
           Washington State Hospital Association & Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
           SHA Message Training
           Produced by Rockey Hill & Knowlton 

Student Division 

Student Design 

Excellence Award
           Lance Kissler, Ian Shea (EWU)
           Washington State Combined Fund Drive
           2005 Washington State Combined Fund Drive Poster 

2006 Brightest SPARC Winners (awarded to the highest scoring entries) 

           Marvin Reguindin, Christine Eriksen
           Birthday Cards
           Rockwood Clinic and Thinking Cap Design
 

           Jennifer West, Amy Fitsch, Eric Moses
           Inland Northwest Economic Alliance
           Rockey Hill & Knowlton 

           John Carter
           St. George’s School
           An Artistic Education feature story

 

           Ed Bruneau
           Cox Communications
           Cox Makes it Simple November and December direct mails
           Creative Communications