Teresa Rothrock writes;
"The Oklahoma Council of Teachers of English sponsors the Geraldine Burns Award for Excellence in English Studies, which honors one undergraduate student per Oklahoma university who has chosen to enter the field of secondary English language arts education.
"Selection criteria at East Central University includes
· g. p. a.,
· departmental faculty feedback on scholastic ability and professional attitude in and out of class, and
· teaching demonstrations/experiences (e. g., Oklahoma Literary Arts Festival, student teaching, etc.).
"This year’s recipient of the 2012 Geraldine Burns Award for Excellence in English Studies is
"[Or should I say, Ms. Cooper]"