Events - Awards and Scholarships

2015 Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

2014 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals for the awards they received:

  • NFPA Certification Ambassador Award, Janet Williams, RP, Georgia Association of Paralegals
  • NFPA PACE Scholarship, Becky Reedy, NJCP, South Jersey Paralegal Association
  • NFPA PCCE Scholarship, Noreen Messmer, Pa.C.P., Montgomery County Paralegal Association
  • Individual Pro Bono Award, Risa Burgess, Dallas Area Paralegal Association
  • NFPA Association Pro Bono Award, Dallas Area Paralegal Association
  • Thompson Reuters/NFPA $3,000 scholarship, Farah Perez, Miami Dade College (Miami, FL)
  • Thompson Reuters/NFPA $2,000 scholarship, Robert A. Harty, Jr., Tampa Bay Paralegal Association
  • NFPA Paralegal of the Year, James Hills, Department of the Navy
  • NFPA Outstanding Local Leader, Cynthia Minchillo, RP, Dallas Area Paralegal Association
  • NFPA William R. Robie Award, Judy Stouffer, RP, Philadelphia Association of Paralegals

2013 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals for the awards they received:

  • William R. Robie Award: Debra Hindin-King, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Assocation
  • Outstanding Local Leader: Vivian Luckiewicz, RP, Pa.C.P, NJCP, Philadelphia Association of Paralegals
  • Paralegal of the Year: Asa Rubman, CRP, Department of the Navy, Washington State Paralegal Association
  • Certification Ambassador of the Year: Michael Wallace, RP, New Haven County Association of Paralegals
  • Association Pro Bono: Tampa Bay Paralegal Association
  • Individual Pro Bono:  Ginny Lee, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association
  • Thomson Reuters Scholarships: Luanne Anderson and Nataly Nguyen

2012 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals for the awards they received:

  • Robie Award - Edna Wallace, RP (Indiana Paralegal Association)
  • Outstanding Local Leader - Mianne Besser (Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association)
  • Paralegal of the Year - Kim Major (Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association)
  • Certification Ambassador of the Year - Vivian Luckiewicz, RP, PaCP (Philadelphia Association of Paralegals)
  • Individual Pro Bono - Kristen Mattes (Vermont Paralegal Organization)
  • Thomson Reuters Scholarships: Melissa Jurik and Caitlin Griffin

2011 Award & Scholarship Winners

Congratulations go out to the following: (not listed in any particular order)

  • Michael Wallace, RP, winner of the 2011 PACE Ambassador Award
  • RoxAnn Mack, winner of the 2011 Individual Pro Bono Award sponsored by Kroll Ontrack
  • Cleveland Association of Paralegals, winner of the 2011 Association Pro Bono Award sponsored by Kroll Ontrack
  • Mary K. Hanson, winner of the 2011 Thomson Reuters/NFPA Scholarship ($3,000)
  • Austin Brian Prendergast, winner of the 2011 Thomson Reuters/NFPA Scholarship ($2,000)
  • Mariela Evora Cawthon, winner of the 2011 Paralegal of the Year Award
  • Colette A. Lemke, winner of the 2011 Outstanding Local Leader Award
  • Michele Boerder, winner of the 2011 William R. Robie Award

2010 Award & Scholarship Winners

  • NFPA / Thomson Reuters Scholarships  - sponsored by Thomson Reuters:
    • $3,000 winner Melissa Solomon
    • $2,000 winner Jessica Giraldo
  • Association Pro Bono Publico Award:
  • Individual Pro Bono Award Publico Award: Teresa Scharf of the Paralegal Association of Central Ohio
  • Outstanding Local Leadership Award: Wayne D. Akin of the Oregon Paralegal Association
  • NFPA Paralegal of the Year: Michele M. Davis, CP of the Oregon Paralegal Association
  • PACE Ambassador Award: Natalie Nelson Sander, RP® of the Oregon Paralegal Association
  • PACE Scholarship: Sharie T. Walerstein of the Capital District Paralegal Association
  • The Hon. William R. Robie Award: Diane Thompson, CP, RP® of the Oregon Paralegal Association

2009 Award & Scholarship Winners

  • NFPA / Thomson Reuters Scholarships - sponsored by Thomson Reuters
    • Susan Heather Witte
    • Jamie Kurtis - Essay
  • Association Pro Bono Publico Award: Philadelphia Association of Paralegals
  • Individual Pro Bono Award Publico Award: Beth Wilkins
  • Local Outstanding Leadership Award: Patricia Gagnon, RP®
  • NFPA Paralegal of the Year - sponsored by CT Corp.: Debra Hindin-King
  • PACE Ambassador Award - sponsored by Altep: Michael P. Wallace, RP®, CCPA
  • PACE Scholarship - sponsored by Pearson: Kelley D. Kolibaba
  • The Hon. William R. Robie Award - sponsored by CT Corp.: S. Kristine Farmer, RP®

2008 Award & Scholarship Winners

  • NFPA / Thomson West Scholarships - sponsored by Thomson West
    • Kathleen Noland
    • Laverne Scott
  • Individual Pro Bono Award Publico Award: Joanne Randa
  • Local Outstanding Leadership Award: Renee Mazzeo
  • NFPA Paralegal of the Year - sponsored by CT Corp.: Cynthia Quinn
  • PACE Ambassador Award - sponsored by Altep: K. Paezle-Harris
  • PACE Scholarship - sponsored by Pearson Publishing: Georgette Neal
  • The Hon. William R. Robie Award - sponsored by CT Corp.: o Beth King, RP

2014 Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

modified 4/3/2015

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