Delta English professor honored with Susan B. Anthony Award for work in creative arts

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Delta College English Professor Paula Sheil is one of eight local woman being honored this year with the Susan B. Anthony Awards. Sheil will receive the award for her work in the creative arts.

sheil“The Susan B. Anthony Women of Achievement Awards to honor women who have excelled in their chosen category, and have, through their dedication, talent and untiring efforts, raised the status of humankind in San Joaquin County,” according to the sponsoring organization.

Sheil was nominated for the award for her body of work, which involves chairing the Marian Jacobs Literary Forum and founding Tuleburg Press.

Sheil was also selected as a Distinguished Faculty Member by Delta College’s Academic Senate for  the 2012-13 school year.

The 39th annual Susan B. Anthony Awards banquet will held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Stockton Golf and Country Club, 3800 W. Country Club Blvd.

The award has previously honored mayors, business owners, arts activists, teachers and journalists.

Reservations are $45. The deadline to make reservations is Feb. 8 for those wishing to attend.

For more information, contact Bev Blum at (209) 477-5970.