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Finalists 2008
Congratulations to the 2008 finalists! Their visionary education approaches have been selected for recognition from applications submitted by educators, school administrators, college faculty, volunteers and community leaders from across the country. About a dozen of the finalists will be selected as winners and honored by CIC with Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards in June. Read the entire Press Release.
  Cable Partnerships for Learning
. . . for leaders who are working in partnership with the cable industry to expand and enhance learning opportunities for children and youth in or out of the classroom;

George S. Anthony - Staten Island - NY
Time Warner Cable

Ronald J. Blanchard - Lake Charles - LA
Suddenlink Communications

Donna M. Bownds - Fort Hood - TX
Time Warner Cable

Don Cerrone - New York - NY
Cablevision

Raedell Coogler & Jessica Fredricks
- Haines City - FL
Bright House Networks

Thomas DeFilipi - Enfield - CT
Cox Communications

Marycay Densmore - San Diego - CA
Time Warner Cable

Dennis Graham - Cambridge - WI
Charter Communications

Eddie Pierson - Signal Hill - CA
Charter Communications

Jenann Wakefield - Grand Junction - CO
Bresnan Communications

Janet Watkins - Ellisville - MO
Charter Communications
  Pushing the Envelope with Cable Technology and Programming
. . . for leaders who push the envelope and/or redefine the education frontier through the use of cable technology and/or cable content;

Jim Heston - Waco - TX
Time Warner Cable

Laurel Lyda - Fair Oaks - CA
Comcast

Donna Thompson-Harris - Las Vegas - NV
Cox Communications

Dan Meyer - Mount Hermon - CA
Comcast

Deborah Stinson - Mattapoisett - MA
Comcast

Dr. Frank Watson - Pembroke Pines - FL
Comcast
  Media Literacy Education
. . . awarded in partnership with the National PTA to a leader who has advanced the teaching and learning of media literacy concepts and skills to children and youth. Media literacy is defined as the ability to access, understand, analyze, evaluate and create media messages on television, the Internet and other outlets;

David Considine - Boone - NC
Charter Communications

Kathryn Housepian - Perrysburg - OH
Buckeye CableSystem

Elana Yonah Rosen - San Francisco - CA
Comcast

Art Silverblatt - St. Louis - MO
Charter Communications
 General Excellence
. . . for leaders who have demonstrated excellence in expanding and enhancing learning opportunities by employing a diversity of traditional and non-traditional approaches to produce measurable improvements in education outcomes in formal or informal settings;

Jonathan Bergmann & Aaron Sams
- Woodland Park - CO
US Cable

George Campbell - Lubbock - TX
Suddenlink Communications

Lisa M. Chambers - Columbus - OH
Time Warner Cable

Lester P. Claravall - Oklahoma City - OK
Cox Communications

Vicki Davis - Camilla - GA
Mediacom Communications

Geneva Dorsey - Minneapolis - MN
Comcast

Diane Downs - Louisville - KY
Insight Communications

Chuck Estep - Monroe - MI
Charter Communications

Bridget Federspiel - Dayton - OH
Time Warner Cable

Andrew Givens - Floyd - VA
Citizens Telephone Coop

Wendy Marie Hauver - New Port Richey - FL
Bright House Networks

Kyle Hughes - Clarkston - MI
Comcast

Jeff Lantos - Pacific Palisades - CA
Time Warner Cable

Michele Miller - Philadelphia - PA
Comcast

Sheena Nelson - Eveleth - MN
Mediacom Communications

Jason Ohler - Juneau - AK
GCI

Liz Pape - Maynard - MA
Comcast

Judith Russ - Landover - MD
Comcast

Dr. Cheryl R. Seals - Fort Walton Beach - FL
Cox Communications

Mary Tinucci - St. Paul - MN
Comcast

Bethany Wielicki - Clovis - CA
Comcast

RaSheda K. Workman - Newbern - AL
Charter Communications

Randy Wormald - Belmont - NH
Metrocast Communications