MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
ABOUT THE AWARD
The Meritorious Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to libraries in Missouri. A recipient must be either an individual outside of the library profession or a retired librarian. Nominees must reside in Missouri and should have made either a contribution to libraries that gained recognition beyond the local level or have made a innovative contribution in the decisive factors in library development. This award may be presented posthumously.
2019 - Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Missouri Secretary of State
2018 - Melissa Carr, Daniel Boone Regional Library (Retired)
2016 - Lorraine Sandstrom, Springfield-Greene County Library District (Retired)
2013 - Not awarded
2012 - Carol Grimes, Springfield-Greene County Library District