The late Betty Moys MBE, distinguished indexer and formerly the Society’s Honorary Treasurer, left a generous legacy to the Society to provide an annual prize for a new indexer. The prize has been presented since 2002 to the best newly Accredited Indexer in the calendar year. The legacy itself is now at an end, but the Executive Board decided to continue the award, and from 2012 the winner received a year’s free Society membership.
The late Ian Crane was a distinguished indexer who served as Chairman of the Society. He left a legacy to the Society which the Executive Board chose to add towards the continuing award of the prize to the best new indexer in each calendar year. In recognition of the legacy the Executive Board changed the name of the prize to the Moys-Crane Prize.
All candidates who successfully complete the Training Course between 1 January and 31 December, based on the marking date of the PIA, are automatically considered. The successful candidate will have received high marks in their test papers and will have done exceptionally well on their Assignments; the comments of Markers, Tutors, and PIA Advisers are all taken into consideration.
|Highly commended Tim Appleton|
|Highly commended Anna Lord|
|Highly commended Dino Costi and Non Lowri Evans|
|2018||Angela Page and Helen Taylor|
|Highly commended Tanya Izzard|
|2016||Tessa Botha and Jan Heaton|
|Highly commended: Jim Shine|
|Highly commended: Philippa Jevons|
|2013||Melanie Gee and Cheryl Hunston|
|Highly commended (in alphabetical order): Barbara Spina; Fiona Stables|
|Highly commended (in alphabetical order): Cathryn Pritchard; Janice Rayment|
|2009||Sanet Le Roux|
|2004||Pauline Davis, Sue Edwards and Louise Secker|
|2002||Mary Jane Steer|