Idaho Librarians Recognized

Thursday, October 13 2011


During the Oct. 6, 2011 Idaho Library Association’s Annual Conference Awards Banquet and Ceremony the winners of educational scholarships and professional recognition awards were announced.

The winner of the Idaho Library Association Scholarship is Thomas Ivie, of the University of Idaho Library. Ivie is pursuing his MLIS degree at the University of North Texas. Ivie will use the scholarship to help attend both American Library Association conferences this year.

The winner of the Gardner Hanks Scholarship is Ben Hunter, of the University of Idaho Library. Hunter was recognized for his great leadership and promise. Hunter is pursuing his PhD/MLIP (Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions) at Simmons College, Boston, Mass.