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Awards History

Dr. F.H. Teahan Chapter Award

Sponsored by Champions for PRSSA, the Dr. F.H. Teahan Chapter Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of PRSSA chapters in 12 categories each year. Listed below are the years and categories that the BYU chapter has been recognized.

  • 2018 Chapter Website, Community Service
  • 2017 Outstanding Chapter
  • 2016 University Service
  • 2012 Chapter Newsletter
  • 2011 PRSA/PRSSA Relationship
  • 2010 Outstanding Chapter
  • 2008 Chapter Newsletter

Star Chapter Award

The Star Chapter Award is a distinction that chapters of any size can earn by meeting specific chapter and professional development goals. Listed below are the years that the BYU chapter was recognized with a Star Chapter Award.

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

Pacesetter Chapter Recognition

The Pacesetter recognizes a chapter’s success in the areas of membership, national participation and/or chapter development.

  • 2016

Other Awards and Competitions

Colin Wylie: National President’s Citation, National Gold Key, Axia Public Relations Scholarship, Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship

Taylor Brown: Ethics Case Competition Winner

Andrew Cook: National President’s Citation

Ethan Parry: National Gold Key

Philip Volmar: National Gold Key

Nick Barnes: National Gold Key

Michelle Treasure: National Gold Key

Jonathan Bacon: National Gold Key


PRSSA is an opportunity for students to build their network and career beyond the classroom. Through this experience I have made good friends and contacts in states across the country. These people could one day be my coworkers or bosses.
Colin Wylie, recipient of the 2018 National Gold Key, National President’s Citation, Axia Public Relations Scholarship and the Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship.