2016-2017 History Honors & Awards

Awards & Honors

PHI ALPHA THETA

Phi Alpha Theta is the International Honor Society in History. The society is composed of chapters at accredited universities and colleges. One has to have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, four history courses, and a 3.1 GPA in the history major to be eligible to be a member of Phi Alpha Theta at Denison.


DEPARTMENTAL FELLOWS

Each year, the Department of History chooses a number of departmental fellows from among their majors, based on their academic record and aptitude for History.

Fellows have privileged access to the departmental library, and they are consulted by the department with regard to curricular concerns, in addition to meeting with job candidates.


DEPARTMENTAL AWARD WINNERS

Department of History student scholarship/awards recipients

Michael and Amy Gordon Award - Awarded to a graduating senior who intends to pursue their studies at the graduate level.

Winner: Richard Brewer, Sarah Winnicki

Allen T. Price Scholarship - A need based scholarship awarded to excellent history majors.

Winner: Rachael Barrett

Francis Wayland Shepardson Scholarship - For sophomore or junior students who have shown proficiency and interest in American History.

Winner: Amanda Felizardo

John C. Taylor II Memorial Prize - The parents of John Taylor created the prize in memory of their son who was a student at Denison and a history enthusiast. The prize is awarded to a graduating senior in American History who has an excellent grade-point average and who has done commendable work in history courses.

Winner: Margaret Flanagan

William T. Utter Memorial Prize - Cash prize awarded to the best Honors project by a History major.

Winner: Sarah Winnicki

Posted Date 
Monday, May 2, 2016

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