Nackey S. Loeb School seeks First Amendment protectors
August 17. 2013 6:23PM
Nominations are open for the school's 11th annual First Amendment Award, honoring diligence in protecting free press and free speech liberties. Recipients will be recognized Nov. 12 at a luncheon at the Executive Court Conference Center in Manchester.
Award details and nomination forms are available at www.loebschool.org or by calling the school at 627-0005. The deadline for nominations is Sept 13.
Past recipients include former New Hampshire Attorney General Philip McLaughlin, former Keene Sentinel Executive Editor Thomas F. Kearney, The Laconia Citizen, political activist and former legislator Daniel Hughes, former Dover City Councilor David Scott, Londonderry High School journalism adviser Mary Lukas, First Amendment attorney William Chapman, former ConVal School Board member Gail Pierson Cromwell, The Portsmouth Herald, and David Lang and the Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire.
It offers free classes and low-cost workshops in communications and media-related topics, taught by professionals from various New Hampshire media outlets and businesses.