Faculty member presented national award
September 17, 2013
MacMurray writing instructor Tom Winski will receive the National Scholastic Press Association’s Pioneer Award, the organization’s top honor to individuals. It recognizes substantial contributions to scholastic journalism outside regular job requirements, as well as service to NSPA and its programs.
Winski, a Master Journalism Educator, taught journalism for 35 years at both high school and college levels. He was one of the founders of the Illinois Journalism Education Association and has served as a convention speaker, contest judge, critique judge and JEA State Director.
A tireless champion of first amendment rights, he continues to fight for student freedom of expression in Illinois.