Cami Townsel wins with Day/Keckley Lesson

Cami Townsel, a 2005 Crafting Freedom participant, and Media Specialist at Martin Luther King Magnet School in Nashville, TN notified TDEP that she had received the 2006 Tennessee Association of School Librarians’ Innovative Library Program Award for a project entitled: ” Are the Character Traits Which Thomas Day/Elizabeth Keckly Possessed Important for the 21st Century Professional?” Townsend’s project was selected by a committee of TASL members as the most innovative program submitted for the high school division. She was presented with the award and a check for $500 during the Volunteer State Book Award dinner on Friday, November 3, 2006 at the TASL annual conference held at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Tennessee. Congratulations for a job well done and for taking the stories of Day and Keckly to new audiences in Tennessee!

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