Award Recipients

The Richard Campbell Smith Memorial Award for Excellence in Philosophy

The Richard Campbell Smith Memorial Award for Excellence in Philosophy was established by the Department of Philosophy in 1974 to recognize an outstanding undergraduate philosophy major. Since 2019, winners of this award have been recognized by the Faculty specifically for their overall contribution to the mission and activities of the Department.

1974-5: George W. Shields III

1975-6: Bennett B. Young

1976-7: Kathleen P. Anderson

1977-8: Catherine M. Ford

1978-9: Robert J. Busch

1979-80: Joseph E. Conroy, Jr.

1980-81: Byron Edward Leet

1981-2: Mary Janice Lintner

1982-3: Steven Douglas Ford

1983-4: Robert Michael Johmann & Mary Alexandra Rohleder

1984-5: Douglas G. Thiel

1985-6: Andrea J. Reed

1986-7: William Lyons Bronson

1987-8: Robert Porter White

1988-9: Danny Nicholas Bension & Joel Evans Gibson

1989-90: Timothy Michael Toole

1990-91: Katherine Ann Kingren

1991-2: Melissa Marie Horrar

1992-3: Philip Lynn Collins

1993-4: Elizabeth Juarez

1994-5: John W. Tolbert, III

1995-6: Karen Alexander Fearing & Evan Riley

1996-7: J. Matthew Osborn

1997-8: James T. Adams & Elizabeth Butterfield

1998-9: Anthony Cecil

1999-2000: Carl Stuck

2000-01: Andrea Taylor

2001-2 Danielle Hess

2002-3: Joel Adams

2003-4: Elizabeth “Shae” Bryant

2004-5: Erin Elizabeth Brady

2005-6: Brandon Harwood & Claire Parsons

2006-7: Byron Gary & Adam Richardson

2007-8: Jacob Goessling & David Golemboski & Jessica Haywood

2008-9: Joseph Cash & Sarah Payne & Pamela Slack

2009-10: Rob Merriman

2010-11: Caleb Pittman

2011-12: Ethan Post & Riley Martin & Bobby Rich

2012-13: Alexandra Farrell

2013-14: Rebecca Peek & Jason Landis

2014-15: Heather Stewart & Lashawn Ford

2015-16: Jacquelyn Ha

2016-17: Zachary Smith

2017-18: Bethani Massey & Nathan Viner

2018-19: Jeremy Kwame Jackson

2019-20: Kaiya Nieporte Linkugel

 

The Richard L. Barber Endowment

From 1990-2002 the Richard L. Barber Award was bestowed upon the MA student who best exemplified academic achievement in Philosophy. Since 2019, the Barber Award has been bestowed specifically upon the graduating senior who best exemplified academic achievement in the Philosophy major.

1990: Teresa L. Cantrell

1991: Michael J. Domzalski

1992: Eric J. Dorkin

1993: Barry L. Padgett

1994: Sarah E. Worth

1995: Linette Lowe

1996: Angela Yesh

1997: Karen Alexander Fearing

1998: Christopher Poche

1999: Ross Colby

2000: James Toney

2001: Jay Kraus

2002: Darron Chapman & Earl Vandiver

2019: Alex Tackett

2020: Anna Carter & Celia Claire Cusick