The MALiA Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the recipients of the Summer 2024 Graduate Scholarship Award, an initiative aimed at supporting promising individuals in their pursuit of excellence in the field of library science. This year, we celebrate the achievements of two outstanding scholars whose dedication, passion, and innovative approaches are shaping the future of library services.

These scholars embody the values and mission of MALiA, and their contributions serve as inspiration to colleagues and aspiring library professionals alike. As recipients of the Graduate Scholarship Award, they represent the bright future of our profession, and we are honored to support their continued growth and success.

Join us in congratulating Jessica Childers and Samantha Schimpf. Together, we celebrate their dedication to excellence and their enduring impact on the field of library science.

–Artemis Vex, Scholarship Committee Chairperson