Steve Ellis Memorial Scholarship Fund

The FWAA’s Beat Writer of the Year Award is named for the late Steve Ellis, the Tallahassee Democrat’s long-time Florida State beat writer who died 10 years ago this month.

Friends of Steve, including Bob Ferrante of, are trying to raise $5,000 to endow a scholarship in Steve’s memory.

Click on the link below to learn more about the campaign and to make a contribution if you would like.