SAN ANTONIO -- The Public Relations Society of America San Antonio Chapter, has recently awarded John Worthington, senior vice president of corporate communications for Security Service Federal Credit Union with the Del Oro 2007 Tex Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award.
The coveted award is presented to an individual in recognition of achievement and outstanding leadership in the field of public relations for more than 20 years. Additionally, the honor is given to a chapter member who has helped develop public relations as a credible profession and has accomplished landmark professional achievements.
"I am very honored to receive this distinguished award," said Worthington. "I have thoroughly enjoyed my career in the public relations industry, and I want to express my sincere thanks to PRSA for this unexpected but most appreciated recognition."
Worthington joined SSFCU in 1994. Prior to joining the credit union, he completed a 26-year career as an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, where he held several key public affairs positions with the Air Force and the Department of Defense. He currently serves on several boards and committees including the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Texas Public Relations Association, Texas Credit Union Legislative Coalition, Bexar County Arts and Cultural Fund, Texas Credit Union League, and the University of Texas at San Antonio Intercollegiate Athletics Advisory Council. In 2003, Worthington received the PRSA, San Antonio Chapter's Del Oro Community Service Award.