Erma Bombeck Writing Competition
Winning Entries - 2014
Humor Category - Local Area
First Place:  Monica Schultz -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Barbara Cleary -  Dayton, OH, United States
Humor Category - Global
First Place:  Tracy Beckerman -  New Providence, NJ, United States
Honorable Mention:  Kristina Cerise -  Seattle, WA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Leigh Ann Northcutt -  Benton, KY, United States
Human Interest Category - Local Area
First Place:  Rosalie Bernard -  Miamisburg, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Sheila Hassell Hughes -  Miami Twp, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  David Novick -  Dayton, OH, United States
Human Interest Category - Global
First Place:  Kim Parsells -  Lewiston, ID, United States
Honorable Mention:  Maia Aziz -  Lasalle, Quebec, NA, Canada
Honorable Mention:  Frances Peacock -  Indianapolis, IN, United States
Winning Entries - 2012
Humor Category - Local Area
First Place:  Gina Sandoval -  Oakwood, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Nadine Ballard -  Centerville, OH, United States
Humor Category - Global
First Place:  Donna Volkenannt -  St. Peters, MO, United States
Honorable Mention:  Wanda Argersinger -  Gulf Breeze, FL, United States
Honorable Mention:  Terri Coop -  Fort Scott, KS, United States
Honorable Mention:  Lauren Hammack -  Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Honorable Mention:  Corinne Purtill -  London, NA, United Kingdom
Human Interest Category - Local Area
First Place:  Christina Cahall -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Molly Campbell -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Sheila Hassell Hughes -  Kettering, OH, United States
Human Interest Category - Global
First Place:  Alison McDonough -  Langhorne, PA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Marti Benson -  Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Honorable Mention:  Missy Nicholson -  Greer, SC, United States
Honorable Mention:  Samuel Zafris -  Columbus, OH, United States
Winning Entries - 2010
Humor Category - Local Area
First Place:  Eloise Williams -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Molly Campbell -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Kelly Fedders -  Dayton, OH, United States
Humor Category - Global
First Place:  Barb Best -  Sherman Oaks, CA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Nancy Berk -  Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Amy Mullis -  Moore, SC, United States
Honorable Mention:  Bob Shirley -  Kingsland, GA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Sarah Stirman -  Abilene, TX, United States
Human Interest Category - Local Area
First Place:  Sheila Hassell Hughes -  Kettering, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Anne Arisman -  Centerville, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Karen Sue DePinto -  Kettering, OH, United States
Human Interest Category - Global
First Place:  Rita Lussier -  Jamestown, RI, United States
Honorable Mention:  Julie Fay -  Milton, MA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Kristi Hemmer -  Tokyo, NA, Japan
Honorable Mention:  Kathleen Norman -  Wilmington, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Marcy O'Brien -  Warren, PA, United States
Winning Entries - 2008
Humor Category - Local Area
First Place:  Lisa Cairney -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  E. McNealy Arnold -  Centerville, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Dave Hoskins -  Dayton, OH, United States
Humor Category - Global
First Place:  Leah Rubin -  Wildwood, MO, United States
Honorable Mention:  Lorri Carpenter -  Ocala, FL, United States
Honorable Mention:  Andrea Harris -  West Milton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Chad Hatfield -  Selah, WA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Tony Hayward -  Milwaukee, WI, United States
Honorable Mention:  Bridget Heos -  Kansas City, MO, United States
Honorable Mention:  Linda M. Johnson -  Urbana, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Denise Sever-Fries -  COURTENAY, NA, Canada
Honorable Mention:  Patsy Zettler -  St. Charles, MO, United States
Human Interest Category - Local Area
First Place:  Elizabeth Wissler -  Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Ashley German -  Centerville, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Donna Hrkman -  Dayton, OH, United States
Human Interest Category - Global
First Place:  Toni Giarnese -  New Hartford, CT, United States
Honorable Mention:  Linda Kneen -  Canfield, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Kristy Locklin -  Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Ronda McDonald -  Neptune Beach, FL, United States
Honorable Mention:  Frances Peacock -  Indianapolis, IN, United States
Honorable Mention:  Dave Worster -  Hilliard, OH, United States
Winning Entries - 2007
Humor Category - Local Area
First Place:  Dave Hoskins -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Charlene Kochensparger -  Centerville, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Jennifer Wagley -  Dayton, OH, United States
Humor Category - Global
First Place:  LouAnn Edwards -  Beaverton, OR, United States
Honorable Mention:  Brian Cormier -  Moncton, NB, NA, Canada
Honorable Mention:  Del Shannon -  Boulder, CO, United States
Human Interest Category - Local Area
First Place:  Donna Hrkman -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Kimberly Adams -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Christina Cahall -  Kettering, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Lisa Cairney -  Dayton, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Celia Elliott -  Centerville, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Nelson Lackings -  Dayton, OH, United States
Human Interest Category - Global
First Place:  Kathleen Norman -  Wilmington, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Joann Burand -  Anderson, IN, United States
Honorable Mention:  Sharon Cook -  Beverly, MA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Darla Curry -  The Woodlands, TX, United States
Honorable Mention:  Cynthia Dunlevy -  New Carlisle, OH, United States
Honorable Mention:  Lois Gordon -  Sunderland, NA, Canada
Honorable Mention:  Dianna Graveman -  St. Charles, MO, United States
Honorable Mention:  Angie Klink -  Lafayette, IN, United States
Honorable Mention:  Don Perkins -  Des Moines, IA, United States
Honorable Mention:  Lynette Sheffield -  Bend, OR, United States
Honorable Mention:  Rosie Sorenson -  Richmond, CA, United States