Real Life Stories

Irina from New York, N.Y.

1. How long have you known the nominee and how did you come to know him or her?
I write as a full-time faculty member at the City College of New York. I have known and worked with Seamus Scanlon for close to three years.

2. Please list a few ways in which the nominee has helped you and others and made your experience of the library a positive one.

Roberto from Sacramento, Calif.

1. Please tell us in 2-3 sentences why your nominee should win this award.  What
   sets him/her apart?

    Rhonda is a great role model to our students, she is always helping both inside and
beyond the walls of the library. I remember she helped me check out a voice recorder for my class when I was told I could not and she even gave me a pack of blank cassettes. Mrs. Rios is always help in outside the library and is an extraordinary community member.

Anthony from New York, N.Y.

1. How long have you known the nominee and how did you come to know him or her?
I have known Paul McIntosh since I began my teaching career at Wadleigh Secondary School five years ago.  As with all teachers, Mr. McIntosh has always given me tutelage and support while spreading wisdom and positive energy.

2.  Please list a few ways in which the nominee has helped you and others and made your experience of the library a positive one.

Sarah from Battle Creek, Michigan

1. How long have you known the nominee and how did you come to know him or her?
I have known Margaret (Gigi) since I began my internship in the English department at Lakeview High School in August 2001.  I was then hired by the district in January and have had a close friendship with Gigi ever since.

2.  Please list a few ways in which the nominee has helped you and others and made your experience of the library a positive one.

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