Friends of Steely Library 2017 Scholarship Recipients Announced

September 25, 2017- Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library awards two scholarships to students studying Library Informatics.

Angelina Clark and Elizabeth Gauck received the 2017 Friends of Steely Library scholarship. The Friends of Steely Library (FOSL) organization is comprised of alumni, faculty, staff and community members dedicated to promoting the interests of W. Frank Steely. The FOSL scholarship was established to help students majoring in Library Informatics complete their online bachelor’s degree at NKU.

Elizabeth “Liz” Gauck is a senior double majoring in Library Informatics and English. She is involved in a number of extra-curricular activities at NKU and also received this scholarship in 2016. Gauck is employed by both the Advancement Services Office and the College of Informatics. She is from of Independence, KY.

“The Friends of Steely Library scholarship isn’t as much a scholarship to me. It is a validation that I’m studying the area that I need to be in,” said Gauck. “Receiving this scholarship really made me realize how much I love my major and how much I’m looking to my future as a library professional.”

Angelina Clark is a senior studying Library Informatics. She is employed in the role of circulation manager at the Mary Wood Weldon Public Library in Barren County, KY. Clark is from Glasgow, KY.

“I am honored and thankful to be selected for the scholarship,” said Clark. “It will assist the growth of my educational and professional career. I love the program here and am humbled to among the top of my fellow students.”

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