Clyde Connell (American/Louisiana, 1901-1998), "Prototype for the Corrington Award", bronze medal, inscribed "CC", dia. 3 1/2 in.; together with "Wall Plaque", mixed media on wood, signed on reverse, h. 6 1/4 in., w. 6 in., d. 1 in. (2 pcs.) Note: Clyde Connell was chosen to design the Corrington Award medal. The Corrington Award is an annual award presented by the Centenary College of Louisiana honoring literary excellence. The first Corrington Award was given to Eudora Welty in 1991. It is believed that the medal being offered here was one of three examples that Connell presented to the selection committee at Centenary College. The medal that was chosen as the award medal is like this in design, but instead of three figures, features two.