Senior Awards

David Everett Chantler (B.A. 1910) Award

Established by Mrs. Frederick J. Robinson in memory of her brother, David Everett Chantler (B.A. 1910) of Pittsburgh, PA.  This award is to be presented in the spring to that graduating member of the Senior Class who has best exemplified qualities of courage, strength of character, and high moral purpose.

The William H. McKim Prize

Friends and classmates in memory of William H. McKim, Class of 1954.  For a Senior majoring in political science, economics, history, or a related field (e.g., Russian Studies), who has shown marked improvement in their academic standing in upper-class years and who has made a significant contribution in one or more activities outside the classroom.

The Roosevelt L. Thompson Prize

This prize is to be awarded to a member of the Senior Class for commitment to and capacity for public service.  The recipient should be outstanding in the Senior Class for dedication to public service – service to “the team, the college, the community,” as Thompson expressed it himself.  Like Thompson, the recipient should exemplify great human warmth, commitment to fairness, compassion for all people, and the promise of moral leadership in the public sphere.