August 5, 2021
Four SHERP Alums Win Environmental Journalism Prizes
Lili Pike (SHERP 2020) won first place in the student category of the Society of Environmental Journalists Awards for Covering the Environment for a story about climate threats to public housing that started as a class assignment and was ultimately published in Undark. Lauren Young (SHERP 2015) won second place in the small market-features category for a Valley Fever series for Science Friday. Lynne Peeples (SHERP 2009) won third in small-market explanatory for an Ensia series on drinking water threats, while Katie Peek (SHERP 2010) won honorable mention in the same category for an Audubon feature about ocean plastics.