Awards by professionaleye | May 13, 2021 Awards Inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Key contributor to a Pulitzer Prize for the San Jose Mercury News. Two-time Distinguished Alumna of Indiana University Winner of National Press Photographers Association’s top “Sprague Award” and also the only woman or minority to win the organization’s top three awards for accomplishment and service to the profession: The Sprague Award, The Joseph Costa Award, and The Morris Bierman Award, which was defined much differently than it is now. Former National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Newspaper Picture Editor of the Year. Many other portfolio and competition awards for picture editing and newspaper and magazine design.