LARGO, MD - Prince George's Community College has been awarded the 2009 Notary Education Scholarship by the National Notary Association, a professional organization representing Notaries Public throughout the United States.
National Notary Association Vice President of Best Practices and eNotarization, William Anderson, presented the grant to Daniel Mosser, Vice President for the College's Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division.
Prince George's Community College was selected to receive the award by Mitchellville resident - and 2009 Notary of the Year - Elaine Wright. Each year, the National Notary Association, in cooperation with the National Notary Foundation, honors a special individual as the country's Notary of the Year for exemplifying outstanding public service in his or her work. As part of the tribute, the NNA recognizes their achievement by presenting a grant to an educational institution chosen by them.
"On behalf of the National Notary Association and 2009 Notary of the Year, Elaine Wright, I am pleased to present Prince George's Community College with an endowment from the National Notary Foundation," said the NNA's William Anderson. "With Notary education and personal achievement being top priorities for the Foundation, a contribution to Prince George's Notary education program is most fitting," he added.
"Prince George's Community College is grateful to the National Notary Association for recognizing Elaine Wright's accomplishments and dedication," said Daniel Mosser, Vice President for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. "The scholarship will assist students in pursuit of a Notary signing agent career," he added.
Wright has served as an Adjunct Notary Public instructor for Prince George's Community College since 2002. Since that time, she has developed a curriculum of 15 classes covering basic to advanced notarial procedures.
Prince George's Community College Notary procedures classes are recognized by the Notary Affairs Division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
About the National Notary Association
Established in 1957, the National Notary Association (NNA) is the leading professional authority on the American Notary office and is dedicated to educating, serving and advocating for the nation's 4.8 million Notaries. The NNA imparts comprehensive notarial knowledge and understanding, promotes a positive public perception of the Notary professional, and bolsters consumer protection by promoting best practices. The Associations accredited professional programs, services, model legislation and groundbreaking eNotarization technology initiatives help Notaries advance their careers and serve the American public with the highest level of professionalism and ethics. To learn more, visit www.nationalnotary.org