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Best Student Paper
Sammy Younge Best Student Paper Award
This award is named in honor of Sammy Younge (1945-1966), who was an undergraduate student at Tuskegee University during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Active in the Tuskegee Institute Advancement League and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Younge was killed by white terrorists as he attempted to use the “For-whites-only” restroom at a local Tuskegee Service Station.
The best paper by a student is selected from papers or posters presented at the Annual Meeting of the immediately preceding year. Panel chairs are encouraged to forward those whose papers they believe to be outstanding to the Section Heads and/or Program Chairs, who will re-direct the papers to the Awards Committee Division Head(s) or Awards Committee Chair for consideration.
Papers must be received on or before November 1 of the year preceding the next Annual Meeting.
Documentation should be submitted to the Awards Section Head(s) for distribution.
PDF Files are acceptable and recommended for easier and timely distribution.
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