Taylor was selected to receive the 2018-2019 academic year Jack B. Shelton & Walter Crouch Memorial Scholarship for the Pursuit of Authentic Journalism by the SWOSU Department of Art, Communication & Theater Scholarships Selection Committee after submitting a competitive essay entitled Journalism vs Editorial Opinion .
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, "07-13-2018 SWOSU Awards First-Ever Authentic Journalism
Scholarship" (2018). THE BARK ARCHIVE 2018. 182.