Nominated as a 2001 World Champion Amatuer Poet. May & June 2001.
Semi-Finalist in the Poetry.com International Open Poetry Contest. May 15, 2001.
broken nights published in The Silence Within. May 15, 2001.
Qualified for enrollment in the Poetry Laureate Certificate Program. April 17, 2001.
Selected as one of only 33 poets nationwide chosen to be recorded professionally as a part of the compact disc, The Sound of Poetry. wasted tears will appear on that compilation.
Final round of competition in the Poetry.com's North American Open Poetry Contest. September 13, 2000.
thoughts on life from the cellar floor published in Nature's Echoes. September 13, 2000.
Semi-finalist in the Poetry.com International Open Poetry Contest. November 8, 2000.
wasted tears published in Nature's Echoes. November 8, 2000.