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Recipient Award

Brian Seiter ’24

The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing
The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing were established in 2001 by A. Barrett Seaman, Class of 1967 and a trustee of the College, and by his father, Alfred J. Seaman, Jr. Recipients must be sophomores who demonstrate excellence in writing, richness and clarity of thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate to a wide audience.

Clare Nelle ’24

The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing
The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing were established in 2001 by A. Barrett Seaman, Class of 1967 and a trustee of the College, and by his father, Alfred J. Seaman, Jr. Recipients must be sophomores who demonstrate excellence in writing, richness and clarity of thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate to a wide audience.

Gabriela De Mendonca Gomes ’24

The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing
The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing were established in 2001 by A. Barrett Seaman, Class of 1967 and a trustee of the College, and by his father, Alfred J. Seaman, Jr. Recipients must be sophomores who demonstrate excellence in writing, richness and clarity of thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate to a wide audience.

Julien Swoap ’24

The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing
The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing were established in 2001 by A. Barrett Seaman, Class of 1967 and a trustee of the College, and by his father, Alfred J. Seaman, Jr. Recipients must be sophomores who demonstrate excellence in writing, richness and clarity of thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate to a wide audience.

Danielle Bernstein ’24

The Ann Miller Harden Prize Scholarship
The Ann Miller Harden Prize Scholarship, established in memory of Ann Miller Harden in 1993 by her husband and longtime Hamilton College trustee David E. Harden, Class of 1948, is awarded to the outstanding woman painter at the end of her sophomore year.

Jonathan Setzer ’23

The Arthur W. Soper Prize Scholarship in Latin
The Arthur W. Soper Prize Scholarship in Latin, established by Arthur W. Soper, M.A. (Hon.) 1893, is awarded to a senior who has excelled in Latin and who elects a course in the discipline during the senior year.

Brendan Magill ’23

The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship
The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship, established by Mrs. Benjamin Walworth Arnold in memory of her husband, provides three prize scholarships. One is awarded annually to a member of the sophomore, junior, and senior class who, in the preceding year, has achieved the best record in college coursework.

Chloe Chiota ’24

The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship
The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship, established by Mrs. Benjamin Walworth Arnold in memory of her husband, provides three prize scholarships. One is awarded annually to a member of the sophomore, junior, and senior class who, in the preceding year, has achieved the best record in college coursework.

Olivia Chiota ’24

The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship
The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship, established by Mrs. Benjamin Walworth Arnold in memory of her husband, provides three prize scholarships. One is awarded annually to a member of the sophomore, junior, and senior class who, in the preceding year, has achieved the best record in college coursework.

Deanna Durben ’25

The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship
The Benjamin Walworth Arnold Prize Scholarship, established by Mrs. Benjamin Walworth Arnold in memory of her husband, provides three prize scholarships. One is awarded annually to a member of the sophomore, junior, and senior class who, in the preceding year, has achieved the best record in college coursework.

Deanna Durben ’25

The Brockway Prize
The Brockway Prize, established by A. Norton Brockway, Class of 1857, is awarded to that member of the first-year class who has the best academic record.

Andrew Fredericks ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Claire Williams ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Lara Barreira ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Makayla Alston ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Maria Christina Crespo ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Ryhory Hatavets ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Shayna Polsky ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

William Neault ’25

The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarship
The Charles A. Dana Prize Scholarships are awarded to approximately 10 students at the end of their first year in recognition of academic achievement, character, and leadership. The prize scholarships continue through the senior year, provided the recipients continue to fulfill the requirements.

Aidan Holmgren ’23

The Chauncey S. Truax Prize Scholarship in Greek
The Chauncey S. Truax Prize Scholarship in Greek is awarded to the senior who has stood highest in the study of Greek for the first three years with an average grade of no less than 85. Preference is given to candidates who entered Hamilton as first-year students with credit in Greek.

Ryhory Hatavets ’25

The Class of 1990 Scholarship
The Class of 1990 Scholarship was established to support a multicultural student who has demonstrated academic success in his or her first year at Hamilton.

Dasomie Kim ’25

CRC Press - First Year Prize in Chemistry
The CRC Press - First-Year Prize in Chemistry, donated by CRC Press, is awarded to a rising sophomore who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry.

Ian Vogelsang ’25

CRC Press - First Year Prize in Chemistry
The CRC Press - First-Year Prize in Chemistry, donated by CRC Press, is awarded to a rising sophomore who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry.

Ryan Rahman ’25

CRC Press - First Year Prize in Chemistry
The CRC Press - First-Year Prize in Chemistry, donated by CRC Press, is awarded to a rising sophomore who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry.

Eric Moss ’24

The Donald A. Hamilton Prize Scholarship
The Donald A. Hamilton Prize Scholarship, established by the family and friends of Donald A. Hamilton, Class of 1924, is awarded to a junior who has displayed leadership, creativity, and determination in the classroom and in extracurricular activities, and who has made exceptional academic improvement in the previous year.

Helen Higgins ’24

The Dr. Edward Fitch Prize in Greek
The Dr. Edward Fitch Prize in Greek, founded by E. Root Fitch, Class of 1886, is awarded annually to that student who, on completion of one year of Greek, has maintained the best record in that subject. To be eligible for the award, the appointee must elect Greek in the following year.

Ao Cheng ’25

The Dr. Edward Fitch Prize in Latin
The Dr. Edward Fitch Prize in Latin, founded by E. Root Fitch, Class of 1886, is awarded annually to that student who, on completion of one or two years of Latin, has maintained the best record in that subject. To be eligible for the award, the appointee must elect Latin in the following year.

Rachel Budd ’25

The Dwight N. Lindley Prize
The Dwight N. Lindley Prize, established in honor of Dwight N. Lindley, Class of 1942 and a professor of English at Hamilton from 1952 to 1986, provides an award for the best essay written during the academic year in an introductory-level course in English-language literature.

Trevor Scheuing ’23

The Edward Huntington Memorial Mathematical Prize Scholarship
The Edward Huntington Memorial Mathematical Prize Scholarship, established by Alexander C. Soper, Class of 1867, is awarded to a senior who has excelled in mathematics and who elects a course in that discipline during the senior year.

Ryhory Hatavets ’25

The Grant ’21 and Silas ’52 Keehn Prize Scholarship
The Grant ’21 and Silas ’52 Keehn Prize Scholarship honors the memory of Grant Keehn, Class of 1921, a distinguished businessman and former chairman of the Board of Trustees, and his son Silas Keehn, Class of 1952, a trustee of the College. It is awarded after the first year to students who have demonstrated notably strong characteristics of leadership and who are in good academic standing.

Shayna Polsky ’25

The Grant ’21 and Silas ’52 Keehn Prize Scholarship
The Grant ’21 and Silas ’52 Keehn Prize Scholarship honors the memory of Grant Keehn, Class of 1921, a distinguished businessman and former chairman of the Board of Trustees, and his son Silas Keehn, Class of 1952, a trustee of the College. It is awarded after the first year to students who have demonstrated notably strong characteristics of leadership and who are in good academic standing.

Elizabeth Seider ’24

The Hutton Essay Prize
The Hutton Essay Prize, established by the Rev. William Hutton, Class of 1864, is awarded to the sophomore submitting the best essay on an assigned subject in history, translations, or literature of the Bible.

Slade Springer ’23

The Lawrence Yourtee Prize Scholarship
The Lawrence K. Yourtee Prize Scholarship, established by friends and former students in honor of Professor Yourtee, who taught chemistry at Hamilton from 1948 to 1982, is awarded to the student who has shown the greatest improvement in general chemistry in the first year.

Clare Nelle ’24

The Leo Mackta Prize in Physics
The Leo Mackta Prize in Physics, established in honor of Dr. Leo Mackta by his daughter, Betsy Mackta Scott, Kirkland College Class of 1972, and her husband, Thomas J. Scott, Jr., is awarded to a student who excels in applied physics.

Awildo Gutierrez ’23

The Linda Aqua Strobel Memorial Teaching Prize in Mathematics
The Linda Aqua Strobel Teaching Prize in Mathematics was established in memory of Linda Aqua Strobel, Kirkland College Class of 1972. It is awarded to a math tutor who demonstrates exceptional ability and commitment to helping others learn and excel in the study of mathematics. The recipient receives the designation of head math tutor.

Gabriana Rosario Guerrero ’23

The Linda Aqua Strobel Memorial Teaching Prize in Mathematics
The Linda Aqua Strobel Teaching Prize in Mathematics was established in memory of Linda Aqua Strobel, Kirkland College Class of 1972. It is awarded to a math tutor who demonstrates exceptional ability and commitment to helping others learn and excel in the study of mathematics. The recipient receives the designation of head math tutor.

Sophie Christensen ’23

The Marcel Moraud Memorial Prize Scholarship
The Marcel Moraud Memorial Prize Scholarship, established by family and friends in memory of Professor Moraud, who taught French at Hamilton from 1951 to 1982, is awarded to the senior majoring in French and returning from the Junior Year in France Program who demonstrates academic excellence, strength of character, and a sense of humor.

Sarah Sandison ’23

The Matthew Houlihan Prize Scholarship
The Matthew Houlihan Prize Scholarship, made possible by an annual gift from the Matthew Houlihan Foundation, was established in 2002 in memory of Matthew Houlihan, Class of 2003. It is awarded to a rising senior who demonstrates solid academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA), strong extracurricular involvement, a loyal commitment to classmates, exemplary school citizenship, and unselfish devotion to Hamilton.

Grace Brophy ’24

The Oren Root Prize Scholarship
The Oren Root, Jr. Prize Scholarships, established by friends of Professor Root, who taught mathematics at Hamilton from 1860 to 1862 and again from 1880 to 1907, are awarded to the two juniors who have the best records in mathematics during their first and second years, and who continue that subject through the junior year.

Johnathan Wilson ’24

The Oren Root Prize Scholarship
The Oren Root, Jr. Prize Scholarships, established by friends of Professor Root, who taught mathematics at Hamilton from 1860 to 1862 and again from 1880 to 1907, are awarded to the two juniors who have the best records in mathematics during their first and second years, and who continue that subject through the junior year.

Katherine Grissmer ’24

The Oren Root Prize Scholarship
The Oren Root, Jr. Prize Scholarships, established by friends of Professor Root, who taught mathematics at Hamilton from 1860 to 1862 and again from 1880 to 1907, are awarded to the two juniors who have the best records in mathematics during their first and second years, and who continue that subject through the junior year.

Ao Cheng ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Chenyue Yang ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Claire Williams ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Deanna Durben ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Maia Chakin ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Rebecca Dalphin ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Shraddha Datta ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Srinija Srinivasan ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Yeyang Zhang ’25

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize
The Phi Beta Kappa Book Prizes were established by an alumnus and his wife to recognize and encourage students who have completed their first year at Hamilton and are likely to become eventual candidates for election to Phi Beta Kappa. The prizes are awarded to the 10 students who have the highest grade point averages at the conclusion of their first year of study.

Frank Valoy ’23

The Robert A. Bankert, Jr. Prize Scholarship
The Robert A. Bankert, Jr. Prize Scholarship was established in 1970 in memory of Robert A. Bankert, Jr., Class of 1970, by his family and friends. Preference is given to a student who has evidenced broad-based extracurricular involvement and who, at the beginning of the junior year, has shown the greatest improvement in academic average.

Joshua Harmsen ’23

The Rusty Smith Memorial Teaching Prize in Computer Science
The Rusty Smith Memorial Teaching Prize in Computer Science, established in memory of Russell G. Smith III, Class of 1995, is awarded to that concentrator selected as being most committed to helping other students of computer science through shared learning. The recipient receives the designation of head departmental teaching assistant.

Angela Escalante Zarco ’25

The Vrooman Prize Scholarship
The Vrooman Prize Scholarship, established through the generosity of John W. Vrooman, is awarded to a rising sophomore who has achieved academic excellence and who has enrolled in at least one course in the Classics Department.

Brendan Magill ’23

The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarship
The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarships, established by Willard B. Marsh, Class of 1912, in memory of President Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, Class of 1872, are awarded to juniors and seniors who have maintained a scholastic average of at least B since entering the College.

Chloe Chiota ’24

The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarship
The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarships, established by Willard B. Marsh, Class of 1912, in memory of President Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, Class of 1872, are awarded to juniors and seniors who have maintained a scholastic average of at least B since entering the College.

Olivia Chiota ’24

The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarship
The Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarships, established by Willard B. Marsh, Class of 1912, in memory of President Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, Class of 1872, are awarded to juniors and seniors who have maintained a scholastic average of at least B since entering the College.

Tate Burgin ’25

The Winslow Prize in Greek
The Winslow Prize in Greek, established by William Copley Winslow, Class of 1862, is awarded to the member of the sophomore class attaining the greatest proficiency in Greek for the year.

Alexandra Ennis ’25

The Winslow Prize in Latin
The Winslow Prize in Latin, established by William Copley Winslow, Class of 1862, is awarded to the member of the first-year class attaining the greatest proficiency in Latin for the year.

Sophia Sherman ’24

The Winslow Prize in Romance Languages (Hispanic Studies)
The Winslow Prize in Romance Languages, established by William Copley Winslow, Class of 1862, is awarded to the member of the junior class attaining the greatest proficiency in romance languages while in college.

Salwa Sidahmed ’23

The Winslow Prize in Romance Languages (French)
The Winslow Prize in Romance Languages, established by William Copley Winslow, Class of 1862, is awarded to the member of the junior class attaining the greatest proficiency in romance languages while in college.

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