Awards & Honors

UT Ad Team 1971

Ira Samelson, Jr. Distinquished Service Award, outstanding service to children thriough the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, 2015

Tennessee Press Association, top four, personal column category, 2010

St. George Award, service to the Episcopal Church and the Boy Scouts of America, 2006

Who's Who In Advertising, First Edition, 1990

American Advertising Federation Silver Medal, lifetime achievement award, 1988

Mednikow Award, Outstanding Member of The Phoenix, service organization, 1983

Edith S. Joel Award, Outstanding Advertising Alumnus, University of Tennessee, 1983

Who's Who In The South And Southwest, 1983

Eagle Scout, 1963

Advertising Awards Competition, 1971-present, more than 400 awards for creativity in local, regional, and national competition including:

  • 163 first place ADDYS, two Best Of Shows, three Judges' Special Awards in local American Advertising Federation competition

  • 43 first place ADDYS in regional American Advertising Federation competition

  • Three first place ADDYS in national American Advertising  Federation competition
  • Three international TELLY Awards for film/video programs

  • The CINÉ Golden Eagle Award for film/video programs

  • Two top awards in Communigraphics, a design/creative showcase

  • Two Grand Awards in Hotel Sales Management Association international competition, one Image and one Food/Beverage

  • Five top awards in International Fairs and Expositions competition.