The Minnie and Shakee Lacey Memorial Fund AwardThe Department of Communication faculty award one or more stipends of varying amounts each year. The award is open to journalism students including news editorial, broadcasting, public relations and photojournalism sequences. The awards are made on the basis of "need and worth." This award is limited to returning students. Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates' applications.
2000/2001 Eric Douglas, Lori Zutavern
2001/2002 Gena Frattaroli, Adam Hintz
2002/2003 Brooke Gower, Lynne Saunders, Marcus Jackson
2003/2004 Florence Jung, Kelly Hudik, Amy Colledge
2004/2005 Annie Linder, Julie Vaughn