I was thrilled when the L.M. Institute committee, in celebrating its 25th anniversary and unbeknownst to me, decided to name one of its new awards in my honour! This photograph, by Anne Victoria Photography, shows the adjudicating committee and first recipient for the first-ever ” Dr. Elizabeth R. Epperly Award for Outstanding Early Career Paper.”
From left to right: Dr. Emily Woster, conference co-chair and Visiting Scholar of the LMMI; the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of PEI; myself; Dr. Laura Robinson, conference co-chair and past LMMI Visiting Scholar; Bonnie Tulloch, University of British Columbia, first award recipient; Dr. Kate Scarth, UPEI Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies, Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture.