The Friends of Preston Library awarded Cadets George W. Statzell, V and Zoe E. Ramsey with this year’s Camper Award. Board members of the Friends, library staff, and Mrs. Camper’s son, Bob recognized Mr. Statzell and Ms. Ramsey for their leadership and service to Preston Library. George serves as Preston Library’s Head Cadet Assistant and Zoe as a Cadet Assistant in Interlibrary Loan.
A brief ceremony was held in the library’s Turman Room. Professor Emeritus, Col. Tom Davis gave a brief history of the award’s namesake, Mrs. Frances Camper, who was a great teacher and role model for library cadet assistants. Mr. Statzell and Ms. Ramsey received a letter of recognition, a certificate, and a cash award. Mr. Statzell will commission in the Air Force and serve as a missile officer and Ms. Ramsey will teach English in Taiwan. We wish all the best to these outstanding cadets.