Distinguished Professor of History Paul Hutton, is the winner of the 2011 Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Short Nonfiction for his article, "The Alamo, Well Remembered."

Western Writers of America, founded in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West, bestows Spur Awards for distinguished writing in the Western field.

Hutton will receive the award at a presentation ceremony at the 2012 WWA convention, which will be held in Albuquerque June 12-16.

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