Call Number, Volume 55, Number 2, Summer 1997 Page: 10
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The SLIS faculty selected Sandra S. Sharps to be the recipient of this
year's Outstanding Alumni Award. The award recognizes a graduate of
the School who has achieved distinction in the profession, and, after
graduation, has had a positive impact on the School.
Ms. Sharps was recognized at the SLIS Annual Alumni Dinner held
during the Texas Library Association Annual Conference on April 10,
studientl and received the award during University of North Texas Honors Day on
campus on April 1.
In making the announcement of the award, Dean Phil Turner said, "Sandy
Sharps has distinguished herself in virtually every category of
professional work. Her publications, presentations, and committee work
are exemplary. We are delighted that someone of Sandy's caliber will
represent the School in this award."
Ms. Sharps is the Library/Technology Consultant to the Region 10
Education Service Center in Richardson, Texas. She has served as the
Library Automation Technology Specialist and as Librarian at Williams
High School, Plano Independent School District. She completed her
bachelor's degree from Fairmont State College in 1968, and graduated
from the SLIS Master's Program in 1987. She is a member of Beta Phi
lI- Deand Pahir Turner Mu, the International Library Science Honor Society.
and Sandra Sharps
Morgan Tucker, a SLIS master's student, has received a scholarship from the
Special Libraries Association in the amount of $6,000.00. A maximum of three
scholarships are available are available each year. Students must submit five
applications along with a 500-1000 word statement on past experience and the
contributions they expect to make to special libraries. Students must attend or
plan to attend a recognized school of library and information science.
Morgan has had some impressive accomplishments since joining SLIS in Fall
1996. He has been a teaching assistant for Dr. Yvonne Chandler, Texas SLA
student representative, and a research assistant for the National Information
Dean Turner said, "We are very proud of the recognition that Morgan has
brought to the School. He has an outstanding future in the Profession, and I look
forward to following his progress."
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