At the ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy, awards will be presented to recognize the outstanding efforts of those who are making a difference in the adult literacy field.

Dollar General Student of the Year Award
Winner: Ashlea Tedford
Nominated by: Region 9 ESC Adult Education and Literacy
This award was generously sponsored by:

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ProLiteracy Awards


Ruth J. Colvin and Frank C. Laubach Award for Excellence in Community-based Adult Literacy

Winner: Amy DiFillippo,

Nominated by: Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County


Award for Program Innovation and Collaboration

Winner: Azusa City Library


Ruth J. Colvin and Frank C. Laubach Award for Adult Learner Excellence

Winner: Hussein Yerow

Nominated by: North Side Learning


2017 Ann C. Michel Award Winner

Winner: Kenya Adult Learners' Association


If you have questions about any of these awards, please contact ProLiteracy Membership Manager Michelle L. Smith at 315-214-2495 or