|UW-Eau Claire||News Bureau|
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|Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004|
MAILED: Feb. 14, 1997
EAU CLAIRE - Tom Workman was named the winner of the 1997 Grace Walsh Award recognizing his leadership and dedication to forensics activities.
Workman, director of forensics at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and lecturer in the communication and journalism department, received the award Feb. 8 at the UW-Eau Claire Forensics tournament.
Forensics teams from around the country nominate two coaches they believe are deserving of the award and tournament participants vote from a list of nominees. Workman's nomination cited his national service to forensics activities and continuing concern for students. He received 125 votes, the largest number of votes at the tournament.
The Grace Walsh Award was created following the retirement of Grace Walsh, the director of UW-Eau Claire forensics for 35 years. Walsh is credited with developing UW-Eau Claire's national reputation in forensics competition.
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Updated: April 24, 1997