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Past Winners

The John K. Kerr Award

Outstanding Major in English Literature

Recipients:

1989 - Pamela Corrigan

1990 - Heather Barkley

1991 - Sara Madrazo

1992 - Dana Daniel

1993 - Mary Kathryn Stripling

1994 - Lisa Calhoun

1995 - Amber Lewis

1996 - Rachel Mines

1997 - Clarissa Schoenhals

1998 - Elizabeth Browning

1999 - Aimee Mosier

2000 - Crystal McFarlin

2001 - Dustin Stewart, Katherine Yawn

2002 - Kristi Ward, Lanie Millar

2003 - Amanda Rowan

2004 - James Hamilton

2005 - Lauren Dammon

2006 - Robbie Arbour

2007 - Rachel O'Neal and Claire St. Amant

2009 - Desirea Harris and Jenny Howell

2010 - Paige Panter and Hannah Weems

2011 - Claire Moncla

2012 - Bethany Naberhaus

2013 - Miriam Hobma

2014 - Brett Hager

2015 - Elizabeth Hill

2016 - Kelly Kottmer

2017 - Stephanie Hoffman

2018 - Amanda Hardy

2019 - Laura Southern

 

The Charles G. Smith Award

For Academic Excellence, Noble Character

Recipients:

1968 - Diane Lynn Wahl

1969 - Diane Rankin Lintz

1970 - Rosemary Schwetman

1971 - Anne Worley

1972 - Louise Cain

1973 - Bob Alexander

1974 - C. Stephen Finley

1975 - Patti Pittman

1976 - Emily Kellebrew

1977 - Larry E. Hooper

1978 - Marla J. Boozer

1979 - Phillip D. Sharp

1980 - Carrie S. Brown

1981 - Darlene Beaman

1982 - Evan Matthews

1983 - Celeste Geier

1984 - Mary Elizabeth Pierce-Petty

1985 - Sharron Riesberg

1986 - Jill King

1987 - Melanie Gurley

1988 - Keitrah Arnold

1989 - Margaret Moody

1990 - Heather Smith

1991 - David Whiteford

1992 - Bryan Goodwin

1993 - Charles Golden

1994 - Mallorre Dill

1995 - Christopher Hair

1996 - Shannon L. Turner

1997 - Angeline Chiu

1998 - Kimberly Wright

1999 - Sara Litton

2000 - Jennifer Thomas

2001 - Justin Jones & Thomas Box

2002 - Allison Parish & Lindsay Fuller

2003 - Rebecca Cutbirth

2004 - Megan Mauldin

2005 - Krista Glova & Natalie Butler

2006 - Jenny Morrell

2007 - Mary Woodward & Alison Rutledge

2008 - Shawn Warner, Brittany Myers, & Deborah Goodnight

2009 - Mariela Lopez, Jaclyn Williams, & James Yarbrough

2010 - Megan Baldree & Jenny Bowen

2011 - Rebecca Bovio & Audrey Johnson

2012 - Amy Heard, Samantha Ogletree, & Lindsey Hurtt

2013 - Emily Tichenor, Maxcey Kite, & Tyler Bevan

2014 - Amanda Mintz, Stephen Trebus, & Carrie Cooper

2015 - Claire Henderson, Anne Yalamanchili, & Ada Zhang

2016 - Courtenay Klauber, Jenna Press, & Christopher Yang

2017 - Angela Tharpe, Logan Merkle, & Kallie Damschen

2018 - Austin Gutzke, Chelsea Teague, Aaron Cobbs, & Parker Wright

2019 - Caitlyn Rush & Andi Perkins

 

The Roy Cornelius Award

The Year's Best Freshman Essay

Recipients:

1988-1989: Bonnie Breckenridge & Kristin Mulliner

1989-1990: Sheron D. Cook

1990-1991: Jennifer Aigner

1991-1992: Charmaine P. Mavarro

1992-1993: Dulce Villanueva

1993-1994: Jennifer Simmons

1994-1995: Tirzah Tyler

1995-1996: Diana Safarik

1996-1997: Scott Bertrand

1997-1998: Allison Hoffman

1998-1999: Elizabeth Coggin

1999-2000: Katherine McAdams

2000-2001: Daniel Warren

2003-2004: Rachel Morehouse