January Squyres Awarded the 2012 SL Woman of Excellence

September 11, 2012 7:22 AM ET

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Suns are proud to announce that January Squyres has been awarded the 2012 Southern League Woman of Excellence Award.

A native of Tupelo, MS, Squyres is the seventh different winner of the Southern League Woman of Excellence Award since its inception in 2004 and the first member of the Suns to be honored since Karlie Evatt in 2007. She will be the league's nominee for the Rawlings Woman of the Year, which will be presented at the Winter Meetings in December.

Beginning with Jacksonville as an intern in 2009, Squyres is in her current role for a second year. According to Suns General Manager Chris Peters, Jacksonville has experienced marked growth in group sales since Squyres' promotion prior to the 2011 campaign.

After majoring in Statistical Criminology at the University of Southern Miss, Squyres received her law degree from the Mississippi College of Law. She is bar certified in two states, including Florida.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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