2013 Milestones in Mentoring Honorees

The Plank Center is proud to have honored the following remarkable individuals who have demonstrated the power of leadership through mentoring:

  • LegacyDon Kirchoffner, senior communications consultant, Don Kirchoffner & Associates (posthumously)
  • ExecutiveShelly Lazarus, chairman emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather
  • CorporateMike Fernandez, corporate vice president, Corporate Affairs, Cargill
  • AgencyJohn Deveney, president, Deveney Communication
  • EducatorDr. Judy VanSlyke Turk, professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Young ProfessionalNick Lucido, senior account executive, Edelman Digital

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2013 Mentors

Grants & Awards


The following links provide information about some organizations that provide funding for public relations projects.

  • Rotary International
  • The Page Center
  • PRSA Foundation
  • Awards

    The following links provide information on some of the industry's awards for achievement in public relations practice.