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St. Katharine Drexel Award

(formerly Certificate of Merit 1966-2001)

The St. Katharine Drexel Award was established in 1966 under the title Certificate of Merit and renamed in 2002. Presented by the High School and Young Adult Library Services Section through the St. Katharine Drexel Award Committee, the St. Katharine Drexel Award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the growth of high school librarianship.

 

St. Katharine Drexel Award Recipients

2014  Voya Press

2013  Kimberly Willis Holt (website)

2012  Michael Cart

2011 Laurie Halse Anderson (website)

2010 Jacqueline Woodson (website) (read more)

2009 Lois Duncan (website) (read more)

2008 Walter Dean Myers (website)

2007 Caroline B. Cooney (read more)

2006 Patrick Jones (read more)

2005 Chris Crutcher (website)

2004 Norma Fox Mazer

2003 Rosen Publishing (website)

2002 Joan Lowery Nixon

Certificate of Merit recipients

2001 Sharon Draper (website)

1998 Enslow Publisher (website)

1997 Social Issues Resource Series (SIRS) (website)

1996 Winnebago Software Company (website)

1995 Donald R. Gallo

1994 Follett Library Book and Software Companies (website)

1993 Sister Francis Marita McGettigan, IHM

1992 St. Anthony Messenger Press (website)

1991 United States Catholic Conference (website)

1990 Ave Maria Press (website)

1989 Reverend John Powell

1988 Reverend John Catoir (website)

1987 World Book (website)

1986 Judge Michael F. Godfrey

1985 Doubleday Image Books

1984 James Clayton

1983 Marjorie Holmes

1982 Peggy Sullivan

1981 Ruth Ann Davies

1980 Margaret Allen Waltzer

1979 Scholastic Magazines / Press (website)

1978 Field Enterprises

1977 Mary Arthur Hoagland, IHM

1976 Lillian Shapiro

1975 Jane Hindman

1974 Reverend John R. Whitley

1973 Monsignor Edward T. Hughes

1972 Media and Methods (website)

1971 American Association of School Librarians, ALA (website)

1970 Isaac Asimov (website)

1969 Time-Life Books

1968 H.W. Wilson Company (website)

1967 Francis Keppel and Mildred Batchelder (website)

1966 Paulist Press (website)

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