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Contact: Christina Chapple
Date: 6/14/02
 
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CUTLINE ... SIMS LIBRARY SERVICE AWARDS -- Members of the Sims Library staff who received awards for years of service were, from left, seated, Library Specialist 3 Linda Achord, Hammond, five years; Library Specialist 3 Barbara Tanner-Brooks of Tickfaw, 20 years; Library Specialist Supervisor Betty Burroughs, Hammond, 25 years; Administrative Secretary Bonnie Whittington, Amite, 10 years; standing, Assistant Director for User Services Eric Johnson, Hammond, five years; Library Specialist 3 Ginger Newman, Kentwood, 20 years; Government Documents Librarian Lori Smith, Hammond, 10 years; Library Specialist 2 Linda Higginbotham, Holden, 10 years. 

LIBRARY HONORS STAFF FOR UNIVERSITY SERVICE
     HAMMOND -- At a recent appreciation luncheon, Kay McIntyre, director of Southeastern Louisiana University's Sims Memorial Library, recently congratulated the library staff for their performance during what she described as a "challenging year."
     McIntyre praised faculty and staff for their successful implementation of the library's new automated system, which she said involved "hours of planning, problem resolution and training and which was accomplished with interruption of services to the university community."
     McIntyre also recognized staff members who received awards for their years of university service, including Library Specialist Supervisor Betty Burroughs of Hammond who was honored for 25 years of service. 
     Also receiving service awards were Library Specialist 3s Ginger Newman of Kentwood and Barbara Tanner-Brooks of Tickfaw, 20 years; Library Specialist 2 Linda Higginbotham of Holden, Government Documents Librarian Lori Smith of Hammond, and Administrative Secretary Barbara Tanner-Brooks of Tickfaw, 10 years; and Library Specialist 3 Linda Achord and Assistant Director for User Services Eric Johnson, both of Hammond, five years.