Congratulations to our Winners in the 2020-2021 STC Alliance Competition

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Congratulations to all the technical communicators who won awards in the 2020-2021 STC Alliance Competition.

The full list of winning entries with their contributors and company is on the Competition Website's Competition Winners—Alliance 2020-2021 page.

The Alliance Competition logo
Best of Show winner's badge for 2021STC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: DistinguishedSTC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: ExcellenceSTC Alliance 2020-2021 competition badge: Merit

Of the 34 total awards in the competition, 7 of them were from WDCB Chapter entrants, which includes the Best of Show!

Awards & Entry Statistics

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The first column shows the entry statistics, the second column shows the number of awards.

Entry Statistics Award Breakdown
Total entries: 54
Total award winners: 34
Distinguished: 3
(includes 1 Best of Show)
Excellence: 13
Merit: 18

WDCB Chapter Winners

Winning Entries

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The first column shows the entry title, the second column shows the contributors to the entry, and the third column shows the name of their company.

Entry title Contributors Company
Best of Show
Best of Show candidates exhibit the ideal for their category. They are not judged against each other; they are judged solely against established standards for their respective documentation type. Of the Distinguished entries nominated for Best of Show, the entry that comes closest to the ideal for its category is the Best of Show.

Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship – Security Guide

Marc Parker, Partner Forces; Matt Pembleton, Nexight Group; Rob Foy, Nexight Group; Emma Plikerd, Partner Forces; Allison Reed, Partner Forces; Lauren Moeggenberg, Partner Forces; Margaret H. Coggins, Ph.D., M. H. Coggins & Associates, LLC; Mark Lowery, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting; Karen Saffran, Nexight Group; Jennifer Chaggaris, Partner Forces; Tasha Teelucksingh, Strategic Operations Solutions; Josha Jordan, CISA; L. Scott Parker, CISA

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) by Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
Distinguished Technical Communication
An entry that wins an award of Distinguished Technical Communication is clearly superior in all areas. The entry contains no major flaws and few, if any, minor flaws. It applies the principles of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly the way that it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.

EPRI Research Roadmaps: Large Scale Photovoltaic (PV) Plants and Large Scale Wind Plants

Jack Holmes, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; Ross Brindle, Nexight Group; Julianne Puckett, Nexight Group; Stephen Bolotin, Nexight Group; Joseph Stekli, Electric Power Research Institute; Michael Bolen, Electric Power Research Institute; Brandon Fitchett, Electric Power Research Institute

Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD
Excellence
An entry that wins an award of Excellence consistently meets high standards in all areas. The entry might contain a single major flaw or a few minor flaws. The entry demonstrates an exceptional understanding of technical communication principles.

Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship – Security Guide

Marc Parker, Partner Forces; Matt Pembleton, Nexight Group; Rob Foy, Nexight Group; Emma Plikerd, Partner Forces; Allison Reed, Partner Forces; Lauren Moeggenberg, Partner Forces; Margaret H. Coggins, Ph.D., M. H. Coggins & Associates, LLC; Mark Lowery, Lowery & Associates Security Consulting; Karen Saffran, Nexight Group; Jennifer Chaggaris, Partner Forces; Tasha Teelucksingh, Strategic Operations Solutions; Josha Jordan, CISA; L. Scott Parker, CISA

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) by Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

MoDaC User Guide

Ruth S. Frost

Leidos Biomedical Research, Jessup MD

NYC Site Safety Training: 8-Hour Fall Prevention

Jenny Boniface, Brad Raca

American Safety Council, Orlando, FL

U.S. Department of Energy Free-Air CO2 Enrichment Experiments: FACE Results, Lessons, and Legacy

Richard Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Writing Team, U.S. Department of Energy Free-Air CO2 Enrichment Experiments:
FACE Results, Lessons, and Legacy
Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National
Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
Merit
An entry that wins a Merit award consistently meets high standards in most areas. The entry might contain a small number of major or minor flaws, but it still applies technical communication principles in a highly proficient manner.

Guide to the American Workforce System

Lucy McMillan, Harin Contractor, Anthony DAndrea, Rob Foy, Matt Pembleton

Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

Genomic Science TEKNOS

Isabelle Deng, Karen Song, Shan Lateef, Joanna Cheng, Grace Huang, Junho Lee, Bryant Park

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria VA

Thank you for participating and making the competition a success. We hope to see your entries in future competitions.

The 2021-2022 Competition

We are in the planning stages for the upcoming 2021-2022 STC Alliance Competition, which will open at the beginning of the year. Watch for information about the deadline date and entry rules in the Competition website. It’s time to start getting your competition entries ready. Submissions will be accepted from January 1 through January 31, 2022.

If you are interested in being a competition judge, applications will open on January 1, 2022.

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