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ROBS NEWSLETTER EDITORIAL BOARD
 

Carmela Criscione, Editor tecnoquuen@aol.com
Ronda Brooks, Graphic Designer
Adrienne Eastman
Lucille Fink
Phyllis Goodwin
Paula Moore
John Sherin
Nick Siciliano


NYSUT Communications Competition 
  The ROBS Newsletter is a bi-monthly publication of the Retirees of Brentwood Schools. Each year the newsletter has been recognized by NYSUT for its excellence in journalism by winning awards in the Communications Competition, previously known as the New York Teacher Journalism Contest.
2016 NYSUT Communications Competition
First Place
General Excellence
Award Winner:
Carmela Criscione
Editor:
Carmela Criscione
First Place
Best Writing 1
Headline:
Walking With Han Yu
Contributor: Marie Poppo
Editor: Carmela Criscione
First Place (Co-Winners)
Best Writing 5
Headline:
War Poems: Ada Tessibel and Ethel Pauline Peters, Forgotten Voices of World War I
Contributor:
Valerie Vismale
Editor:
Carmela Criscione
First Place
Best Writing 4
Headline: A Bridge to Tomorrow
Contributor: John Sherin
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Award of Distinction
Best Website
Webmaster:
Gloria Hannemann
Web Editor:
Nick Siciliano
2015 NYSUT Communications Competition
Award of Distinction
General Excellence
July - August 2014 Newsletter
Award Winner: Carmela Criscione
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano

Award of Distinction
Best Article About Local or Chapter Issues

Title: Dot Z: The Consummate Union Person

Award Winner: John Sherin
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
First Place
Best Overall Graphic Design

ROBS Holiday Luncheon Flyer
Award Winner: Phyllis Goodwin
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
Award of Distinction
Best Photo or Illustration
A Part of Brentwood History Finds a Home
Award Winner: Adrienne Eastman
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
First Place
Best Creative Writing

Title: A Celebration of a Non-Party
Award Winner: Claire Geraci
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
First Place
Most User-Friendly Website

URL: www.robsny.org
Award Winner: Gloria Hannemann
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
2014 NYSUT Communications Competition
Award of Distinction
Best Article About
A Social Justice Issue

Title: People to People Ambassador
Programs

Award Winner: Ronda Brooks
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
Award of Distinction
Best Article About
Local or Chapter Issue
s
Title:Tooting Our Own Horn – A Round
of Applause

Award Winner: Marge Kirchner
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
Award of Distinction
Best Creative Writing

Title: A Stubborn Little Building
Award Winner: Ellen Edelstein
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
Award of Distinction
Best Overall Graphic Design

Title: … and Let Me Play Among the Stars
– Remembering the ‘60s

Award Winner: Adrienne Eastman
Editor: Carmela Criscione
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano

Award of Distinction
Most User-Friendly Website

URL: www.robsny.org
Award Winner: Gloria Hannemann
Chapter President: Nick Siciliano
2013 NYSUT Journalism Awards
Award of Distinction
Best Publication

Editor: Carmela Criscione
President: Nick Siciliano
First Place
Best Website

Webmaster: Gloria Hannemann
Web Editor: Nick Siciliano
2012 NYSUT Journalism Awards
First Place
Best Website

Webmaster: Gloria Hannemann
Web Editor: Nick Siciliano
2011 NYSUT Journalism Awards
Award of Merit
Best News Story
Headline: Equal Justice for all: A Citizen's Responsibility
Acting Editor: Carmela Criscione

Author: Carmela Criscione
Award of Merit
Best Feature Story
Headline: That Which is Lost is Found Again: A Brentwood Story
Acting Editor: Carmela Criscione

Author: John Sherin
First Place
Best Website

Webmaster: Gloria Hannemann
Web Editor: Nick Siciliano
2010 NYSUT Journalism Awards
First Place
Best Feature Story
Acting Editor:
Carmela Criscione
Writer:
Lucille Fink
First Place
Best Web Site
Web Coordinator: Gloria Hannemann
Web Editor: Nick Siciliano
Award of Merit
Best Opinion Writing
Acting Editor: Carmela Criscione
Writer: Phyllis Goodwin
2009 NYSUT Journalism Awards
Award of Merit
Best News Story
Editor: Chris Veech
First Award
Best Web Site
Web Coordinator:
Gloria Hannemann
2008 NYSUT Journalism Awards
First Award
Best Editorial or Column

Editor: Chris Veech
Author: Marge Kirchner
Honorable Mention
Best Feature Story
Editor:
Chris Veech
Author:
Chris Veech


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