ARCHIVED: AALL Announces Winners of LexisNexis™ Scholarships

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June 20, 2002


The American Association of Law Libraries has awarded five law librarians enrolled in advanced-degree programs either the LexisNexis™/John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship or the LexisNexis™/James F. Connolly Academic and Library Solutions Scholarship.

The LexisNexis™/John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship recognizes those law librarians who have exhibited high academic achievement and assists those who have expressed a desire to enter the field of law librarianship. The recipients of the 2002 LexisNexis™/John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarships:

  • Druet Cameron Klugh will pursue her master's degree in library and information science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via its distance-education program in July. She is a reference librarian at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Co. Klugh earned a B.A. in East Asian languages and literature and later a J.D. at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Christine Kujawa will attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August for her M.S. in library and information science. She currently works as the circulation manager at the University of North Dakota Law Library in Grand Forks, N.D. Kujawa holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religion from the University of North Dakota.
  • Heather Midkiff is earning her master's degree in library science at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is a reference/computer automation librarian at Hunton and Williams in Richmond, Va. Midkiff holds a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and an M.Ed. in counselor education from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va.
  • Jennifer Sekula is an M.L.S. candidate at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a reference librarian at the Marshall-Wythe Law Library at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. She earned a J.D. at Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vt.

The LexisNexis™/James F. Connolly Academic and Library Solutions Scholarship is awarded to a law librarian interested in pursuing a law degree. The recipient of this year's LexisNexis™/James F. Connolly Academic and Library Solutions Scholarship:

  • James Donovan is a J.D. student at the Loyola Law School in New Orleans and works at the Loyola Law Library. He holds an M.L.I.S. from Louisiana State University.

Scholarship winners will be recognized July 22 at the Association Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception for Recipients and Contributors during the 2002 AALL Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.