The Brownlee Award

The Brownlee Award is given annually to a forensic educator who demonstrates outstanding achievement in scholarship, education and service to CEDA. The award is named in honor of longtime coach and founding CEDA member Don Brownlee. The ideal candidate demonstrates some element of all three factors (scholarship, education and service to CEDA).

Past Awardees

2021

Tom Boroujeni, Fresno State

2020

Deven Cooper, Cal-State Long Beach University

2019

Matthew Vega, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2018

Shanara Reid-Brinkley, Wake Forest University

2017

Justin Green, Wake Forest University

2016

Joe Leeson-Schatz, Binghamton University

2015

Scott Harris, University of Kansas

2014

Joe Patrice, US Military Academy

2013

Mike Davis, James Madison University

2012

ML Sandoz, Vanderbilt University

2011

Gordon Stables, University of Southern California

2010

Ross Smith, Wake Forest University

2009

Skip Eno, University of Texas San Antonio

2008

Kelly McDonald, Arizona State University

2007

Neil Berch, West Virginia University

2006

Wayne Kramer, Texas State University

2005

Sam Nelson, University of Rochester

2004

Ede Warner, University of Louisville

2003

T.C. Winebrenner, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

2002

Alfred Snider, University of Vermont

2001

Carrie Crenshaw, University of Alabama

2000

Gary Larson, Wheaton University

1999

Will Baker, New York University

1998

Pamela Stepp, Cornell University

1997

Russell Church, Middle Tennessee State University

1996

Doug Duke, University of Central Oklahoma

1995

Melissa Maxcy Wade, Emory University

1994

Ann Gill, Colorado State University

1993

1992

Brenda Logue, Towson State University

1991

Michael Bartanen, Pacific Lutheran University

1990

Don Brownlee, California State University at Northridge