Bucknell Prizes

The Bucknell Prizes were founded by William Bucknell and include:

  • A prize for that woman and that man of the graduating class who, being excellent in scholarship during her senior year, show the greatest proficiency in English composition and literature.
    2012 Woman Recipient: Samantha Bower
    2012 Man Recipient: David Moffat
  • A prize for that woman and that man of the junior class who, being excellent in scholarship during their junior year, show the greatest proficiency in English composition and literature.
    2012 Woman Recipient: Abigail Mills
    2012 Man Recipient: Nate Deysher
  • A prize for that woman and that man of the sophomore class who, being excellent in scholarship during her sophomore year, show the greatest proficiency in English composition and literature.
    2012 Woman Recipient: Lauren Feldman
    2012 Man Recipient: Ben Rees
  • A prize for that woman and that man of the first-year class who make the greatest advance in English composition and literature during the first year.
    2012 Woman Recipient: Erin Harvey
    2012 Man Recipient: Jon Moseley

Allan Gates Halline Prize in American Literature

The Allan Gates Halline Prize in American Literature, the proceeds of a fund contributed by the friends of Dr. Halline, is awarded annually to the student who makes the best record in one year's work in American literature.

  • 2012 Recipient: Jen Weber

Vivian Miller Prize in British and Irish Literature

The Vivian Miller Prize in British and Irish Literature, established from the proceeds of a fund contributed by Vivian Miller, is awarded annually to the student who makes the best record in one year's work in British or Irish literature.

  • 2012 Recipient: Paul Bossidy

Julia Fonville Smithson Memorial Prizes

The Julia Fonville Smithson Memorial Prizes, one for poetry and one for fiction, are to be awarded annually for excellence in undergraduate writing to students whose dedication to the spirit of sharing and the making of literature carries into the future the spirit of Julia Smithson.

  • 2012 Recipients for Poetry:
    First Prize: Yulissa Hidalgo and David Moffat
  • 2012 Recipient for Fiction:
    First Prize:Lauryn Anne Krichilsky
  • 2012 Recipients for Nonfiction:
    First Prize: Sarah Small
    Second Prize: Megan Reid

Samuel Lewis Ziegler Prizes

The Samuel Lewis Ziegler Prizes were established by the late Samuel Lewis Ziegler, M.D.,LL.D., of the Class of 1880 and include two prizes for English students.

  • A prize for the first-year student whose preliminary examinations in English show the greatest proficiency in the elements of English composition.
    2012 Recipient: Lauren Buckley
  • A prize for the junior who shows the greatest proficiency in English composition and literature.
    2012 Recipient: Samantha Lauer

Ralph A. Still and Anne B. Still Prize

The Ralph A. Still and Anne B. Still Prize was established by the class of 1913 and is to be awarded annually to that member of the junior class majoring in English who has the highest standing in English.

  • 2012 Recipient: Stephanie Scherer
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