In 1990, Stannie won First Place for Excellence in Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists' Kansas City Press Club, in the Major Metro Dailies category.
A Side Note: Although Stannie's submission was errantly entered into the Major Metro Dailies category (the Capital-Journal was not a large enough newspaper for this extremely competitive category), she won anyway.
This is an editorial that was written by Topeka Capital-Journal Publisher Oscar Stauffer, on October 27, 1970
The Marian Moore Downey Award for Outstanding Mental Health Reporting
In 1965, Stannie won the Marian Moore Downey Award for outstanding Mental Health reporting.
Stannie's Bell Award- March 19, 1970
Article about the Kansas Association of Mental Health Bell Award, 1969
Stannie's Press Card
In July 1983, Stannie was recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for writing a series of articles on hard-to-adopt children.