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Tangipahoa Library System seeking African-American nominees

Tangipahoa Library System seeking African-American nominees
Posted: Jan 10, 2019
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Tangi Library Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Students for African American Honorary Service Award

Amite– In celebration of the Tangipahoa Parish Library’s annual Black History Month programming, the library will honor an African American middle or high school student who has demonstrated excellent community service and leadership in Tangipahoa Parish.

Tangipahoa Parish Library is now seeking nominations from principals, teachers, counselors, school librarians, or community leaders of Tangipahoa Parish to highlight an African American student who exemplifies outstanding service.

The winner will be selected by the Award Selection Committee and honored at an award ceremony February 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Amite Branch, 204 NE Central Ave. Amite, LA 70422. The library is now accepting nominations through Friday, February 1 at 3:30 PM. Nominations must be submitted electronically. A link to the nomination forms can be found at

“It is our honor to present an award to a young student in our parish that has contributed valuable service to our community,” said Library Director Barry Bradford.

If you have questions or would like more information about this program, contact Misty Noble-Hodge, Programming and Outreach Coordinator, at 985.345.9400 or