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Nominees Sought for Higher Education Award

Date 04 May 1996 20:32:33


96006       Nominees Sought for Higher Education Award 
                          by Alexa Smith 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Nominations for the denomination's annual Higher Education 
Award must be submitted by Jan. 15, according to the Office of Higher 
     Criteria for eligibility are  1) the person must be living, 2) service 
must be distinguished, extensive and long-term, 3) the person must be 
involved in the life of the church, 4) the service must be of national or 
international significance, and 5) the person must be a Presbyterian or 
have worked in behalf of the Presbyterian Church. 
     Letters of nomination, according to Duncan S. Ferguson of the Office 
of Higher Education, must respond to the listed criteria and two additional 
letters of support should be supplied. Nominations will remain in the 
active nomination file for three years. 
     The recipient will be honored at the General Assembly -- or another 
appropriate setting -- and will be given a letter and an award certificate 
from the Office of Higher Education. 
     Ferguson said an honor roll of up to four persons is established each 
year to recognize nominees not selected.  Those names will be announced 
each year at the General Assembly.  Those nominated but not selected to be 
on the honor roll will remain in the active nomination file for three 
     A committee serving the higher education mission of the church will 
make the selection. 
     Nominations are to be sent to Ferguson at the Presbyterian Church 
(U.S.A.), 100 Witherspoon St., Louisville, KY  40202-1396. 
Information provided by the Office of Higher Education 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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