Lisa Morris, 2003-04 Ella Sengenberger Journalism Adviser of the Year

2003-04 Ella Sengenberger Journalism Adviser of the Year
and finalist, NSPA National Journalism Adviser of the Year

Lisa Morris taught journalism and publications at Connersville High School from 1996 to 2003. While she was here, the journalism program tried many new ideas, including online publishing. Both the Clarion (newspaper) and the Cohiscan (yearbook) garnered multiple state and national awards, including the IHSPA Hoosier Star (2003), NSPA Pacemaker (2003), Quill and Scroll National Gold Keys, CSPA Silver Crown (2003), and others.

Ms. Morris received the Ella Sengenberger Journalism Adviser award, sponsored by the Indiana High School Press Association, in 2003. It recognizes the top high school journalism adviser in the state. She was also named a finalist for National Journalism Adviser of the Year in the spring of 2004.