The recipient of the Karen Peacock Memorial PIALA Scholarship Award for 2012 is Ms. Karleen Manuel, media assistant in the Learning Resource Center, College of Micronesia, National Campus, Palikir, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Ms. Manuel also serves as Secretary of the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Please extend a warm welcome to her at the HLA annual conference on Maui, November 30-December 1, 2012.
The Karen Peacock Memorial Scholarship Award provides up to $1,000, for a current Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives, and Museums (PIALA) member to attend the Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference. The scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Karen M. Peacock, who passed away in 2010. She was professor emeritus and retired curator of the Pacific Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa.