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English honor society wins international award

ISSUED: 24 October 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University‚Äôs chapter of Sigma Tau Delta is one of four to receive an Outstanding Chapter award from Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. The Outstanding Chapter Award is designed to recognize local chapters that have exhibited outstanding motivation, creativity, and service in the preceding year. The Shepherd chapter won a $500 prize and will also receive $350 in funds to help send a student to the 2020 International Convention March 25-28, 2020, in Las Vegas.

In making the award, Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society cited the Shepherd chapter for exciting literacy-related programming, significant contributions to the annual convention, and impressive accomplishments by individual members that would be helpful as models for other chapters.

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