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STC Houston Celebrates Tech Comm Excellence with Mardi Gras Flair 03/13/2012

Posted by stephdono in 2012 issues, Competition News.

The mood was right for a wonderful Fat Tuesday celebration for STC Houston and its annual competition award winners on Februrary 21, 2012. From the King Cake and festive décor to the impressive  award winners on display, the night proved to be a memorable for all in attendance.

The year’s 2012 STC Houston Competition award winners included:

Best of Show and Distinguished Winner – U.S. Geological Survey submitted the two-part entry, “Partners in Restoration/Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Report to Congress”


Best of Show – Award of Distinguished


Partners in Restoration/Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection
and Restoration Act Report to Congress
– U.S. Geological Survey


Awards of Distinguished


Applications Capabilities Suite  – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Sand Screen Selector  – Weatherford International, Ltd.

W Magazine – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Chevron celebrates their award of Excellence for their publication, The Clear Leader. Shown with President Jowell Lydon and Competition Manager Stephanie Donovan.


Awards of Excellence


Amphibian Monitoring in the Atchafalaya Basin – U.S. Geological Survey

Compact Cross-Dipole Sonic – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Create a Report Tutorial Series – Casey O’Callaghan, Shane Tanner, Dannette Bettison

Fiserv Ad Hoc Guides – Terry Lambert

Fracology – Weatherford International, Ltd.

IT4U Self-Service Solutions – Deborah Long/Apache Corporation Information Technology

Optimum Upper-Completion System – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Rotating Control Devices – Weatherford International, Ltd.

The Clear Leader, Second Quarter 2011 Magazine – Chevron

Water-Level Altitudes 2010 and Water-Level Changes in the Chicot, Evangeline, and Jasper Aquifers and Compaction 1973–2009
in the Chicot and Evangeline Aquifers, Houston-Galveston Region, Texas
U.S. Geological Survey

Weatherford’s Managed Pressure Drilling Service – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Who could these masked Mardi Gras bandits be? Competition Manager Stephanie Donovan, STC President Jowell Lydon, and Immediate-Past President Alyssa Fox get festive for the showcase.


Awards of Merit


EarthModel FT Tutorial – Mary Elaine Lora, Corinne Danielli, MaryBeth Wegner

HP ProLiant SL390s G7 1U Half  Width Server User Guide – Alan Olsen

Integrated Subsurface Engineering Services  – Weatherford International, Ltd.

Pat Wright, of Weatherford International, poses with President Jowell Lydon and one of the many awards her organization raked in this year.

Microflux Control System  – Weatherford International, Ltd.

NetIQ AppManager Version 8.0 Autorun – Angela Stagg

Prior to awards announcements, the crowd enjoyed Mardi Gras themed food and a motivational talk from area speaker Rasheed Hooda.

Winners for their EarthModel FT Tutorial, MaryBeth Wegner, Mary Elaine Lora, and Corinne Danielli receive their award from President Lydon.

Competition Manager Stephanie Donovan extends a big thanks to Julia Land for the wonderful banquet decorations and food, our top-notch volunteer judges for devoting their time, Judging Manager Jessica Dickerson for coordinating judges, President Jowell Lydon and Immediate Past President Alyssa Fox for helpful advice, and Daniel Maddux for the night’s photography.

Check out more pictures from the STC Houston Awards Showcase!



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