March 27, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Student Aid Commission is seeking nominations for the 2013 Arthur S. Marmaduke Award. This
award goes to one outstanding
high school counselor who demonstrates exemplary skills in helping students fulfill their dreams of a college education. The candidate must be nominated by his or her school principal (or designee) by
April 19, 2013
was executive director of the California Student Aid Commission for 25 years from 1960 to 1985. He had a passion for helping students get to college. The award was established in 1985 in his honor as the longest-serving executive director in the history of the commission, which was founded in 1955. Mr. Marmaduke also served as the first President of the National Association of State Grant and Aid Programs. He died in 2005 of Parkinson's disease.
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and share your stories and photos highlighting a special high school counselor who is making a difference by helping students get to college. To submit a nomination you must be a school principal or designee. Go to our website at
and download the 2013 Arthur Marmaduke Award nomination form, complete the questionnaire and attach your responses. Nomination packets must be returned to the Commission by the
April 19, 2013
deadline. For more information, contact
at 916-464-8955 or by email at
. Nominations can be submitted to the attention of "2013 Marmaduke Award," by mail to: California Student Aid Commission, P.O. Box 419026,
, CA 95741-9026.
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SOURCE California Student Aid Commission