Awards Granted

FLA 2019 Grant

Congratulations to our scholarship winner Kimberly Copenhaver, an Associate Professor and Access Services Librarian at Eckerd College. She attended the 2019 Annual Conference of the Florida Library Association (FLA), held May 15-17, 2019 at the Doubletree at Universal in Orlando, Florida.


FLA2019 Copenhaver.pdf

FLA 2018 Grant

Congratulations to Lisa Faber, librarian at Gulf Gate LIbrary in Sarasota, for winning the Suncoast Information Specialists 2018 Grant to attend the 2018 Florida Library Association Conference at the Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

FLA 2017 Grant

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 SIS FLA Scholarships. We have awarded two student scholarships and one librarian/staff scholarship to attend the 2017 FLA Conference in Orlando, FL (May 10-12): Adam Berkowitz and Arlene Haessler (USF School of Information, and Amanda Moldan (Seminole County Public Library).

FLA2017 Berkowitz.pdf
FLA2017 Haessler.pdf

FLA/ALA 2016 Grant

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 SIS Conference Scholarships. We have awarded two student scholarships and two librarian/staff scholarships. The Staff recipients are Paul Wartenberg (attending FLA) and Jamie Goldman (ALA) and the Student recipients are Sila Lott (FSU/FLA) and Carrie Cullen (USF/ALA).

FLA2016 Wartenberg.pdf
FLA2016 Lott.pdf
ALA2016 Goldman.pdf
ALA2016 Cullen.pdf

FLA 2015 Grant

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 SIS FLA Scholarships. We have awarded two student scholarships and two librarian/staff scholarships to attend the conference. Grace Kaletski (FSU School of Information) Jenny Tolbert (USF School of Information), Caroline Reed, (New College of Florida Library), Nancy Spaid (FACRL Board Member). All of the applicants showed a strong commitment towards the library profession.

There are lots of photos on the FLA Facebook page of SIS members.

FLA2015 Kaletski.pdf
FLA2015 Reed.pdf
FLA2015 Tolbert.pdf
FLA2015 Spaid.pdf

FLA 2014 Grant

SIS has awarded 4 scholarships to attend the 2014 Florida Library Association Annual Conference. This year's winners are Karlen Kane (FSU), Jodi Geever-Ostrowsky (USF), Deborah M. Williams (Keiser University), and Jaime M. Goldman (Nova Southeastern University).

FLA2014 Kane.pdf
FLA2014 Williams.pdf
FLA2014 Geever.pdf
FLA2014 Goldman.pdf

FLA 2013 Grant

SIS has awarded 4 student scholarships to attend the 2013 Florida Library Association Annual Conference. This year's winners are Students: Roxana Grinov, USF, Marisa Meale, USF, Jessica Szempruch, USF, and Aileen Valdes, USF. Aileen was not able to attend the conference. Congratulations to all four recipients.

FLA2013 Grinov.pdf
FLA2013 Meale.pdf
FLA2013 Szempruch.pdf

FLA 2012 Grant

SIS has awarded 2 student and 1 librarian scholarship to attend the 2012 Florida Library Association Annual Conference. This year's winners are Students: Krystal Bullers and Kelsey Adams and Librarian: Alice Graves. Congratulations to all three recipients.

FLA2012 Bullers.pdf
FLA2012 Adams.pdf
FLA2012 Graves.pdf

FLA 2011 Grant

SIS has awarded 3 student scholarships to attend the Florida Library Association Annual Conference in May. This year's winners are Lana Brand, Bill Harris, and Alicia K. Long. Congratulations to all three students.

FLA2011 Brand.pdf
FLA2011 Harris.pdf
FLA2011 Long.pdf

FLA 2010 Grant

SIS has awarded 3 student scholarships to attend the Florida Library Association Annual Conference in April. This year's winners are Jessica Davis, Anne Larrivee, and Liz Gray. Bill Harris obtained alternate support to attend the conference, and has graciously declined the SIS grant.Therefore SIS was able to extend the grant to another applicant. Congratulations to Jessica, Bill, Anne, and Liz.

FLA2010 Harris.pdf
FLA2010 Larrivee.pdf
FLA2010 Davis.pdf
FLA2010 Gray.pdf