The California Student Aid
Commission (CSAC) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Arthur S. Marmaduke Award.
This $1,500 annual award goes to one outstanding California high school
counselor who demonstrates exemplary skills in helping students fulfill their
dreams of going to college. The candidate must be nominated by his or her school
principal (or designee) by April 19, 2013.
Arthur Marmaduke 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.
Visit the CSAC
Facebook page at www.facebook.com/csac/studentaidcommission 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. 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 Cheryl Lenz at 916-464-8955. Nominations can be
submitted to the attention of “2013 Marmaduke Award,” by mail to: California
Student Aid Commission, P. O. Box 419026, Sacramento, CA 95741-9026 or by fax to