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Student Prizes

Each year, the History Department presents three awards to outstanding students for academic excellence in history.

Robert A. Huff Prize

Awarded in honor of Professor of History Emeritus Robert A. Huff to the senior history major who has the best academic record in history.

Winners

  • 2009 Kathryn Lawton
  • 2008 Jillian LaCroix
  • 2007 Ray Shedrick
  • 2006 Karen Newbury; Sandra Maroska
  • 2005 Christy Cook
  • 2004 David N. Woodworth
  • 2003 Heather T. Hawkins

Marvin Bram Prize for Civic Mindedness

Awarded in honor of Professor of History Emeritus Marvin Bram to the senior history major who demonstrates the greatest civic mindedness through history.

Winners

  • 2009 Moira O'Neill
  • 2008 Justin Devris
  • 2007 Nicholas Cream; Louis Guard
  • 2006 Karen Newbury; Sandra Maroska
  • 2005 Christine Curry

History Faculty Award

Presented to the first-year or sophomore student who has the best academic record in history.

Winners

  • 2009 Constance Mandeville
  • 2008 Ashley Yang
  • 2007 Moira O'Neill
  • 2006 Jenny Quirindongo
  • 2005 Nicholas Cream
  • 2004 William D. Sayers
  • 2003 Karen Newbury

 

Get Involved

The Latin American Organization, Russian Society and Sankofa: Black Student Union are student-run organizations that may be of interest to students studying history.

For more information about this organization or to learn about starting your own historyl-themed club, contact Cully Semans (semans@hws.edu) in the Office of Student Activities.