"Top Cartoonist Steve McGarry Wins Service Award from Cartoonists Society Las Vegas, NV Thursday, May 24, 2012
Steve McGarry, prolific creator of the comic strips Biographic, Pop Culture and Badlands, will be honored with the National Cartoonists Society's Silver T-Square Award at the 66th Annual NCS Reuben Awards on May 26th, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Silver T-Square is awarded, by unanimous vote of the NCS Board of Directors, to persons who have demonstrated outstanding dedication or service to the Society or the profession.
Steve McGarry was elected to the board of directors of the National Cartoonist's Society, the world's premier organization for cartooning professionals, in 1999. Two years later, he was elected NCS President, and re-elected in 2001 – becoming only the third President in NCS history to serve consecutive terms. He was also the driving force behind the NCS Foundation, the charitable arm of the organization. The Foundation not only supports cartooning and cartoonists, but every year gives out the Jay Kennnedy Memorial Scholarship to a deserving college student.
Mr. McGarry can be reached at email@example.com. For further information about Steve visit http://www.stevemcgarry.com/
The National Cartoonists Society was formed in 1946 and numbers some 600 of the world's top cartoonists in its ranks. Each year, the Society honors the profession's outstanding artists at the annual Reuben Awards Weekend, the Oscars of the cartooning world. For further information about the NCS visit www.reuben.org.
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