O.M. Allen Prize

Established by the family of Mrs. J.D. Clement for the best essay written by a member of the first-year class.

Sophomores,

Do you remember the best essay you wrote when you were a first-year student? Please think about submitting it for consideration for the OM Allen Prize. This cash prize is presented each fall at Honors Day Convocation and is awarded for the best essay in any disciple a continuing student wrote when they were a member of the first-year class.

For the 2021 Allen Prize, you may submit a hard copy of your essay to
Dr. Babli Sinha in the Humphrey House, room 203
or via email by Monday, October 4 at noon.

2020 Winner: Shanon Brown

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Abigail Cadieux and Jessica Chaidez

Avani Ashtekar and Ynika Yuag

Paige Coffing

Kate Kreiss

Elise Houcek

Sara McKinney

Mallory McClure

Allison Kennedy

none

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Emily France

Laura Fox

Kathryn Prout

Emma Perry

Michael White

Meridel Thompson

William Miller

Joseph Tracz

Michael Gouin, Sara Wiener

Melissa Fox

Meital Fried

Jennifer Bontrager, John Cunningham

Sara Rivara

Sharalynn Cromer, Jeffrey Grisenthwaite, Shondra Kruger

Thomas Bourguignon, Shannon Coleman, Nichole Miller

Michael Bak, Jessica Walsh

Matthew Kandell, Michael Wells

Bethany Pagel

Andrew Sherrod

Susan Thomas

Josephine Rood

Amolak Singh

Laura Behling

Mark Crilley

Tina Stoecklin

Catherine Laurent

Kathleen Kiersey

Linda Craig

Tad Schmaltz

Timothy Schroder

Katherine Ralowsky

Martin P. Greydanus

Patricia Gossman

Margaret Springer

Richard Anzinger

Guy Calcerano

No Award

Philip Scruton

Barbara Boyle

No Award

Ann Towsley

Leon Raikes

Evelyn J. Form, Catherine Gaetjens

Michael Saxby

Bruce Stewart