Professor Wins Several Awards For Outstanding Work
3, 1999 -- University of Virginia education professor
Alton L. Taylor recently received three awards acknowledging his
contributions and volunteerism.
a professor in U.Va.s Curry School of Education and director
of the Universitys Summer Session, received the Raven Faculty
Award. The Raven Society, which is the oldest of the Universitys
honorary societies, founded the award in 1933 in recognition of
excellence in service and contributions to U.Va. The Raven Award
is the highest honor the Society bestows.
also received the Arthur F. Stocker Jr. Faculty Award. The award
is given annually by the U.Va. chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, a
national leadership honorary society, for which Taylor serves as
addition, he received the U.Va. Chapter of Phi Delta Kappas
Distinguished Kappan Award for 1999. According to the citation,
the award was given to Taylor for "being an outstanding educator
who embodies the highest ethical and professional ideals."
received the awards at the organizations banquets in late
Ida Lee Wootten, (804) 924-6857.