MISSISSIPPI LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Outstanding Achievement Award

Sponsored by the Mississippi Library Association

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes one of the following:

1. A librarian for contributions in one or more of the following areas:
  • Library promotion resulting in permanent library service improvement
  • Contributions to professional literature
  • Outstanding service in one individual library unit
2. A library trustee who has planned and executed a program of library promotion that resulted in permanent library improvement in the development of public libraries.

3. Any citizen who has been instrumental in bettering public knowledge and understanding of library and professional resources, needs, and uses.

Nominations

Nomination form (PDF)
Nomination Form (Word File)

Nominations should be mailed or emailed by September 1 to the MLA Executive Office.

Winners

2014 – Jacob Starks, Neshoba County Library

2013 – Joshua Prochaska, Senatobia

2012 – Pamela Pridgen, Director, The Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County

2011 – No nominations, no award given

2010 – Jolee Hussey, First Regional Library Board of Trustees

2009 – No nominations, no award given

2008 – Glenda Tilson

2007 – Sherry Mooers

2006 – Dorothy Fitts

2004 – Glenda Segars

2003 – Frances N. Coleman

2002 – Rachel Hudson Smith

2001 – Beverly Herring

2000 – Prima Plauche

1999 – Deborah Mitchell

1998 – Onva Boshears

1997 – Josie Roberts

1996 – Julia Holmes

1995 – Ann Parkman

        

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