Excel Award, Bronze (third place), 2007 Society of National Association Publications For best feature article in magazines over 100,000 circulation. Awarded to Arthritis Foundation for my article, "Breaking the Rules."
First place Gold Award for Best Feature, 2004 Magazine Association of the Southeast Awarded to Arthritis Foundation for my article, "Oh, Swell."
Most Valued Person Award, 1993 American Motorcyclist Association Awarded for my article, "Women Who Ride With the Wind," published in Detroit Free Press.
Finalist, multicultural division, 1992 JC Penney-University of Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards For work published in Detroit Free Press.
Pulitzer Prize nomination, 1991 Nominated by Detroit Free Press.
National Headliner Award, 1988 Part of a Detroit Free Press team that received the award for coverage of the Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crash.
First place, Science writing award, newspapers over 25,000 circulation, 1986 National Society of Professional Engineers Awarded for my article, "Will Science Fill the Pothole Gap?", published in Detroit Free Press.