February 25, 2018  

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Southern Miss’ Karnes Honored by NAPWL

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Dr. Frances A. Karnes, Distinguished University Professor and director of the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been honored in the 2011-2012 National Association of Professional Women’s Legacy registry.  Karnes was honored for her standards of excellence in the field of gifted education, her extensive publications and community involvement.

Karnes has authored or co-authored 68 books during her academic career. She is actively involved in her community and is currently involved with the Hattiesburg area Boys and Girls Club Advisory Council; the Hattiesburg Public School Foundation Board; the Forrest General Hospital Spirit of Women Advisory Council; the Forrest General Foundation Board; the National Association for Gifted Children; the Mississippi Association for Gifted Children; and the Council for Exceptional Children.