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TWU's Kinnison receives Kathleen Varner Service Award


DENTON — Dr. Lloyd Kinnison, professor of special education at Texas Woman’s University, recently received the Kathleen Varner Service Award from the Texas Council for Exceptional Children (TCEC). The award recognizes outstanding service on behalf of individuals with disabilities or to the special education profession.

Dr. Kinnison was recognized for his contributions as a teacher educator, student adviser and mentor and longtime service as a TCEC board member.

The TCEC is the Texas affiliate of the International Council for Exceptional Children, the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted. The Kathleen Varner Service Award was established in 1985 in honor of a distinguished past president of TCEC.

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