CHARLESTON – On April 17, 2013, the Library Advisory Board of Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University proudly announced the 2013 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity.Graduate Student Award
Luke Eastin of Mattoon for Home Rule and Environmentalism: The Adoption of Green Initiatives in U.S. Municipalities
Honorable mention: Elizabeth Scribner of Tuscola for Exploring Different Factors of Language DevelopmentUndergraduate Student Awards
Amanda Long of Hettick for Involve Me: Using the Orff Approach within the Elementary Classroom
Ryan Repking of Teutopolis for The Political and Personal Tension between Tom Bradley and Daryl Gates
Danielle Rogner of Barrington for Cherokee Acculturation and the Fall of Women's Status
The student award recipients were honored at a reception at 4:30 p.m. April 17, 2013, in the Booth Library 4440 - Witters Conference Room. The students spoke briefly about their entries and received recognition for their achievements.
The Booth Library Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program promotes and recognizes excellence in student research. The program encourages students to enhance their studies by utilizing the wealth of information available at Booth Library and other research venues. All entries were original works completed by Eastern students within the last 12 months. The award recipients were selected on the basis of excellence, creativity and the use of research resources.