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individual-performance category for "What a WAC! The Story of
Oveta Culp Hobby"; and Wendy E. Burke, Terry High School, Rosen-
berg, who won the special AFL-CIO Labor Award in the senior high
individual-project category for "Conflicts and Compromises in the
American Labor Movement."
The following Texans made it into the final callbacks and were se-
riously considered for national awards: Brad S. Spencer and Jack
Jenkinson, Copperas Cove Junior High, for their junior high media
project, "The Cry of Our Land, The Call of Our Country"; Robert
Hales, Jennifer Mooney, Kati Herbert, Mark Mason, and Maryan
Solhjou, Aldine Nimitz High School, Houston, for their senior high
media project, "The Refuseniks: Their Long Wait Continues"; and
Candy Keys, Pine Tree Junior High, Longview, for her senior high in-
dividual project "The Caddoans: Compromise Meant Life ... Conflict,
The Association is very proud of these young Texas scholars and the
hard work and professionalism that they have demonstrated. Texas
History Day is an educational program that we feel is helping to create
a new generation of Texas historians.
The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain recently announced
that the 1985 Spain and America in the Quincentennial of the Discov-
ery Prize has been awarded to Association member Light T. Cummins,
professor of history at Austin College, for his manuscript entitled
"Spanish Intelligence and the American Revolution: The Foundations
for Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Spain, 1775-
1783." This prize will be awarded each year until 1992. First prize is
$6,ooo and second prize is $3,000. The prize is intended to bring atten-
tion to the endeavors of Spain in the New World, particularly Spanish
contributions to the independence and development of the United
Consideration will be given to unpublished and published works
written in Spanish or English and submitted by scholars or publishing
houses. Submissions will be judged by representatives of Spanish cul-
tural institutions and universities in the United States. All entries
must be in the hands of the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain
(4200 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 520, Washington, D.C. 2oo16) by
1:oo P.M. October 2 of each year.
Baylor University has established a new interdisciplinary program
for regional studies. The program's director, Association member
Thomas L. Charlton, can be reached at Baylor University, CSB Box
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