[Loscho_Enews] WSHS Annual Awards

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Washington State Historical Society Annual Awards

Call for NominationsThe Washington State Historical Society invites
nominations for its annual awards recognizing excellence in advancing the
field of history in the state of Washington through writing, teaching,
historic projects, understanding cultural diversity and volunteering.

Help honor those who work to advance the Society’s mission "to make the
study of history in Washington illuminating and inspiring" by nominating
candidates for the following awards: David Douglas Award, Governor’s Award
for Teaching History in Washington State, Peace and Friendship Awards, and
the Robert Gray Medal.
Awards are presented at the Society’s annual meeting in June.Nominations
are due January 20, 2012.

Nomination Instructions:    All nominations and supporting materials must
be submitted by regular mail. Ten (10) copies of nominations and supporting
materials are required.Multiple nominations are welcome, but separate
letters for each nomination are required.

For each award, submit a separate, one-page letter of nomination detailing
the individual or organization’s contributions and achievements during 2011
related to the specific award (Robert Gray Medal nominations should detail
lifetime contributions and may be up to two pages long).
To each letter of nomination, attach on a separate page a two-paragraph
summary of the nominee and reasons for winning that may be read at the
awards presentation.
Each nomination may include no more than two (2) letters of support, each
of which must follow the format outlined here and must be submitted by the

On each nomination and letter of support, include the name, organizational
affiliation, address, phone number and email of both the nominator and
nominee. Supporting material may be included with the nomination where
appropriate; for example, copies of a DVD being nominated for an award.
These materials must be sent to the Awards office via regular mail, and 10
copies of each piece must be included.

Please note that book nominations are not accepted.
Nomination letters and supporting documentation must be received at the
address below no later than January 20, 2012:WSHS Awards
211 – 21st Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501 For more information and award criteria visit:
Or contact
Awards Coordinator Shanna Stevenson: Washington State Historical Society
211 21st Avenue SWOlympia, WA  98501
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