2013 Scholarship Recipients

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2013 Scholarship Recipients

The WLA Foundation has announced the recipients of 2013 scholarships for both library and continuing education:

Library Education Scholarship to Jodi Bennett, a student at UW-Milwaukee SOIS, who is also employed full-time as the Circulation Spervisor at CCardinal Stritch University Library.

Sally Davis Scholarship to Beth Hennes, an ESL teacher at Fort Atkinson High School, who is studying at UW-Madison SLIS to become a School Library Media Specialist.

Vida Cummins Stanton Scholarship to Susie Menk, a UW-Milwaukee SOIS student, who works in the children's department of the Manitowoc Public Library.

George Bauer Continuing Education Scholarship to Sue Abrahamson, Children's Librarian, Waupaca Area Public Library, who attended PLA Booth Camp in Nashville in August 2013.

Gloria Hoegh Scholarship for Rural Librarians to the Farnsworth Public Library, Oconto, for staff to attend the WLA annual conference in Green Bay in October 2013.

The WLA Foundation Board allocates scholarship amounts based on a percentage in each scholarship endowment. The Scholarships Committee reviews applications and determines the recipients.

2012 Scholarship Recipients

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2012 Scholarship Recipients

The WLA Foundation has announced the recipients of 2012 scholarships for both library and continuing education:

Name of recipients to follow shortly

Library Education Scholarship
Sally Davis Scholarship
Vida Cummins Stanton Scholarship
George Bauer Continuing Education Scholarship
Gloria Hoegh Scholarship for Rural Librarians

The WLA Foundation Board allocates scholarship amounts based on a percentage in each scholarship endowment. The Scholarships Committee reviews applications and determines the recipients

2011 Scholarship Recipients

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The WLA Foundation has announced the recipients of 2011 scholarships totaling $4,900 for both library and continuing education.

The Library Education Scholarship of $1,150 goes to Angela Terrab, who will attend the UW-Madison SLIS this fall. Terrab said, "The financial support offered by this scholarship will give me more flexibility to find the right balance between school, work, and community service.

Matthew Heindel, Janesville, will receive a $900 Sally Davis Scholarship for individuals pursuing their MLS at UW-Madison SLIS.

The Vida Cummins Stanton Scholarship of $1,300 for individuals pursuing a career in youth librarianship at UW-Milwaukee SOIS goes to Stacie Karlin, Manitowoc.

The Diversity Scholarship of $900 goes to Melissa Nicholas, Madison, and the $650 George Bauer Continuing Education Scholarship goes to Penny Johnson, Baraboo Public Library.

The WLA Foundation Board allocates scholarship amounts based on a percentage in each scholarship endowment. The Scholarships Committee reviews applications and determines the recipients.

Learn more about previous Scholarship Recipients.

If you don't see your name listed, contact the WLA Foundation to share your story!