April 22, 1999


 FORT WORTH, Texas -- Ms. Laura Squires, director of public information at the UNT Health Science Center, won a grand award for writing, "Some Things Are the Same at Every Medical School" in a regional competition by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Squires’ grand award was the highest in CASE’s "Publications Writing" category.

A graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas, Squires is accredited in public relations through the Public Relations Society of America. At the UNT Health Science Center, Squires is editor of the institution’s newsletter, Health & Science Quarterly, a 12-page news and information publication on the health science center’s people and programs.