“Aleta's work has always impressed me. Exceptional writing and public relations skills, tech savvy, enthusiastic, and focused. I have observed her as loyal team player, with an extraordinary work ethic. She is consistently pleasant, has a high energy level, and works effectively in a work environment that requires meeting deadlines.”

--Denny Oelschlager, Executive Director, Nebraska State Racing Commission

Awards and Recognition

Winner of the Mt. San Jacinto Photography Contest

Won first place in the Animal category and second place in the Scenic category. See the images on the news page.

$10,000 Kraft/Weber Essay Contest

Grand Prize Winner chosen from 40,000 entries.

Public Relations Society of America/OC

Order of the Orange, in recognition for outstanding achievement and meritorious service in furthering the profession of public relations in Orange County.

Multiple Awards of Excellence for:

International Association of Business Communicators/OC

Multiple Awards of Excellence and Merit for:

Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executive Annual News Excellence Competition

Multiple Awards for Writing and Reporting:

Oklahoma Press Women

Multiple Awards for Writing, Reporting & Photography:

National Federation Of Press Women

Multiple Awards for Writing and Photography:

AQHA Sprint Awards


“Milton R. Reynolds Award for Journalistic Professionalism, Most Advanced Student”, Presented by University of Central Oklahoma

“James, M. Brown Memorial Award for Turf Writing Excellence” Presented by the Oklahoma Thoroughbred Association

“Woman on Her Way” Scholarship, Morton College, Cicero, IL