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Lucy Somerville Howorth Outstanding Woman of the Delta Award Nomination Form

  • The nominee must be from the Mississippi Delta or currently living in the Mississippi Delta.
  • Please include a letter, not exceed two (2) pages, outlining how the nominee has made contributions to society that have been recognized at a local, state or national level.
    • Examples of “Contributions to Society” can include, but are not limited by:
      • examples of community service which enrich the lives of those in the Delta
      • diligent effort to encourage education among girls and women
      • a demonstration of passion and drive for the advancement of women, political enlightenment and equity for women.
      • a woman who seized the opportunity to use her talents for the betterment of her community
      • a woman who has promoted the Delta in a positive way
  • The nominee is willing to donate any papers/manuscript materials relating to her and her accomplishments to the University Archives.
  • A likeness of the nominee awarded will be obtained or commissioned, and it will be hung in the Howorth Seminar Room with past awardees.
  • The nominee awarded, or a representative from her family, will attend a special presentation recognizing the award to be held at the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives & Museum building on the campus of Delta State University, Cleveland, MS.
  • Posthumous nominations will be accepted.


Mail to:

Howorth Award

DSU Box 3137 • Cleveland, MS • 38733

662.846.4780 • archives@deltastate.edu


Nomination Information :

Nominee: ____________________________________________ Submitted by: ________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________

City, State: ___________________________________________ City, State: ___________________________________________________

Telephone: ___________________________________________ Telephone: ___________________________________________________

E-mail: ________________________________________________ E-mail: ______________________________________________________


Has the nominee been notified of the intent to nominate?   Yes  or  No



All nominations must be submitted by December 10, 2016.

We're sorry, nominations for 2016 are no longer being accepted. Thank you.