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Interest in being a librarian is a winner for Plum High School junior

| Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, 6:09 p.m.

Plum High School junior Elsa Van Beek won the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association's Me? A School Librarian? contest.

The association chooses a junior or senior every year to be honored for their interest in librarianship.

Beek had to write several essays about Plum's library program and be endorsed by a librarian and PSLA member as part of the contest.

She's been a volunteer at her school's library since ninth grade.

As winner, Beek will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center for the PSLA annual conference May 3-5.

She'll be formally recognized at an awards breakfast and meet with PSLA President Jennifer Bates to discuss a possible future as a school librarian.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-871-2367.

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