VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS:
2015 Anne Richardson RIF Volunteer of the Year Award
Since 1998, the Anne Richardson RIF Volunteer of the Year Award has been presented annually to RIF volunteers whose dedication to improving children’s literacy through service to their local RIF programs is truly outstanding and inspiring. By offering this national recognition, RIF seeks to engage children’s literacy volunteers and advocates in celebrating the spirit and practice of volunteerism and honoring the accomplishments of those who encourage and nurture young readers. This prestigious award is named for RIF’s chair emerita, the late Anne Hazard Richardson.
2015 Anne Richardson RIF Volunteer of the Year Award Winners
Congratulations to the following 2015 winners:
Maira Burns, Elementary ELA Coordinator McAllen Independent School District, Texas
Wanda Dawson, Superintendent, Pamlico County Schools, North Carolina
Ellen Halliday, RIF Coordinator, Youth & Family Services at the Brooklyn Public Library, New York
Justina Johnson Head, Vice-President of RIF of NOVA
Watch RIF's 2015 Gala video highlighting the accomplishments of RIF's Volunteers of the Year.