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SWALL Grant Recipients, 1987-2002

1. Kate Mara Award

This grant is for someone who will be attending his or her first SWALL meeting. Applicants for this award do not have to be current members of SWALL. Financial need as well as a demonstrated interest in joining and becoming active in SWALL will be considered.

1987 - Jeanne Drewes

1988 - Sherry Little

1989 - Lucile Fercho

1990 - Ken Mead

1992 - Nina Miley

1993 - Nancy A. Zynda-Fisher

1994 - Patricia Wellinger

1995 - Teresa Cullen

1996 - No award

1997 - No award

1998 - Lynn Smith

1999 - Karen Selden

2000 - Lisa Peters

2001 - Ava Hick

2002 - No award

2003 - Laura Teske

2004 - Terri Wilson

2005 - Emily Cunningham

2006 - no award

2007 - no award

2008 - Lauren Vanwaardhuizen

2. Coco-Miller Travel Grant (formerly SWALL Travel Grant)

Grants go to current members whose institution make little or no contribution to their expenses for attending the SWALL Annual Meeting. Applicants must be current, paid members of SWALL. While financial need is the primary consideration, any ties will be broken by considering a person's activity in SWALL, AALL, etc. No one may receive this grant two years in a row. In 1998, this grant was renamed the Coco-Miller Travel Grant in recognition of Al Coco's and Oscar Miller's contributions to SWALL.

1987 - 2 grants

1988 - Carol Elliott, Connie Fennewald

1989 - Jency James, Christine Mueller, Cynthia Scott, Mary Wilder

1990 - Kirk Gregory, Sally Kelley, James Martin, John Rosenhamer, Denyse Seaman, Jacque Willingham

1991 - Chris Anglim, Greta Boeringer, Fran Deathe, Robert Genovese

1992 - Mary Grace Oakes

1993 - Catherine Harris, Astrid K. Norvelle, Martha White

1994 - Janet McKinney, Deborah Meleski, Nancy Stancel

1995 - Chris Anglim

1997 - No award

1998 - Michael Reddy, Jeanne M. Sarkis

1999 - Catherine Harris

2000 - Janet McKinney

2001 - Carol Arnold

2002 - Amy Hale Janeke

2003 - Joan Stringfellow, Anna Teller

2004 - Faye Hadley

2005 - No award

2006 - Jennifer Stephens

2007 - Terri Wilson

2008 - Koviena Nelson

3. The Marian Boner Award (Established 1990)

This grant was established in honor of Marian Boner, former President of SWALL and scholar of Texas legal research. This award will be given to a current SWALL member who is an active or committee member or who is working on a SWALL project. The grant is partially funded from SWALL's share of the royalties received from A Reference Guide to Texas Legal History; Sources and Documentation, 2nd ed. This award is to be used to help the recipient attend the SWALL meeting. Current Grant Committee members are not eligible. Applicants for this grant must be a paid member of SWALL at the time the application is filed.

1993 - Carol Elliott, SWALL Secretary

1994 - Maria Protti, SWALL Secretary

1995 - Mary Ann Wacker, Private Law Libraries and SWALL Bulletin contributor

1997 - No award

1998 - John Perkins, SWALL Bulletin editor

1999 - Timothy Holthoff

2000 - Ann Sifuentes-Martinez

2001 - No award

2002 - No award

2003 - Beth Youngdale

2004 - Kathryn Fitzhugh

2005 - Barbara Fullerton

2006 - Jason Springman

2007 - Catherine Whitney

2008 - Peggy Martindale

4. Travel Grants to AALL

Grants are awarded for members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting each year (See discussion in the September 1990 SWALL Bulletin). For deadline information, see Handbook, Grants Committee section, paragraph 2.

1991 - Carol Elliott, Katherine Tooley, Betsey Wright

1992 - Marcia Baker

1993 - Carol Arnold

1994 - Ana Sifuentes-Martinez, Janeen Landry

1997 - John Jackson, Carol Arnold

1998 - W. David Gay

1999 - Rob Richards

2000 - David Selden, M. Faye Hadley

2001 - Caren Luckie, Sharon Blackburn

2002 - Lee Peoples, Daniel Bell

2003 - Kumar Percy

2004 - Donald Ford, Mary Forman

2005 - Michelle Lucero

2006 - Courtney Selby

2007 - Monique Gonzalez

5. Special Awards

On occasion, the Grants Committee administers special awards.

2001 - Amy Hale (Chapter Registration Award given to SWALL by AALL)

2003 - Michelle Rigual (Chapter Registration Award given to SWALL by AALL)

2006 - Sarah Gotschall (Chapter Registration Award given to SWALL by AALL)

2008 - Amy Hale-Janeke (SWALL 50th Anniversary Grant)

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