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Student Awards

  1. Alfred P. Holman Award
  2. Fred Kiley Essay Award
  3. Robert Mehlman Award
  4. Ward Award
  5. Peter Wood Creative Writing Award
  6. John F. Erath Award

 

Alfred P. Holman Award

Given to honor the memory and distinguished career of Alfred P. Holman, the former Chairman of the English Department to the graduating senior, chosen by vote of the members of the English Department, for highest achievement in his/her academic program.

  • 2018 Donna Chesman
  • 2017 Samantha Miller
  • 2016 Heba Jahama
  • 2015 Neepam Shah
  • 2014 Aqeela Naqvi
  • 2013 Mariko Curran
  • 2012 Micaela Ensminger
  • 2011 Enrico Bruno, Esther Tetruashvily
  • 2010 Adam Engel
  • 2009 Kathleen Hynes
  • 2008 Nichole Pfeiffer
  • 2007 Andrew Erkkila, Lindsay Knight
  • 2006 Nicole Kukawski, Courtney Rydell
  • 2005 Laura Forti, Christina Maffa
  • 2004 Jennifer Knobloch, Lyra Plumer
  • 2003 Christopher Lee Ludwig
  • 2002 Mark Mauceri
  • 2001 Thomas O’Connor
  • 2000 Ed Yost
  • 1999 Sarah Sundell
  • 1998 Philip DeRose
  • 1997 Melissa Hofmann
  • 1996 Andrew Hagg


Fred Kiley Essay Award

Given in honor of Emeritus Professor Fred Kiley to the student who has written the best essay of the preceding academic year as a junior (or as a senior if the student has at least one more semester of undergraduate coursework to go after the academic year in which the essay is written). A committee selects that winner from a pool of faculty-nominated essays. 

  • 2017 Lisa Infosino
  • 2016 Samantha Miller
  • 2015 Erin Shannon
  • 2014 Susan Pereny
  • 2013 Christine DeVito, Gabrielle Florek
  • 2012 Mariko Curran
  • 2011 Stephanie Kraver
  • 2010 Enrico Bruno


Ward Award

Given in honor of Emeritus Professor Herman M. Ward to recognize the contribution of a graduating senior, or other student, in fostering the opportunity for creative writing to flourish (not limited to a writer).

  • 2018 Kelly Noll
  • 2017 Alena Woods 
  • 2016 Rachel Friedman
  • 2015 Carly DaSilva
  • 2014 Carly DaSilva
  • 2013 Samantha Zimbler
  • 2012 Nicholas Elliot
  • 2011 Enrico Bruno
  • 2010 Rebecca Suzan
  • 2009 Allison Singer
  • 2008 Alyson Greenwood
  • 2007 Tara Conte
  • 2006 Sarah Maloney
  • 2005 Matthew Fair
  • 2004 Daniel Brady
  • 2003 Sarah Jewell
  • 2002 Sarah Kiyak
  • 2001 Janet Devine
  • 2000 James White
  • 1999 Sarah Sundell, Evelyn Smuga
  • 1998 Christine Kania
  • 1997 Bernadette LoPinto
  • 1996 Jennifer Forgione


Robert Mehlman Award

Given in honor of Emeritus Professor Robert Melman to the graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence in student teaching.

  • 2018 Jordan Virgil
  • 2017 Giovanna Lomio
  • 2016 James Napdi
  • 2015 Alison Buske
  • 2014 Erin Stockhaus
  • 2013 Brian Hartt
  • 2012 Amanda Rhea
  • 2011 Kristen Casabona
  • 2010 Stephen Ferguson
  • 2009 Alex Witkowski
  • 2008 Katie McKenna
  • 2007 Jennifer Podolak
  • 2006 Maryellen Collins
  • 2005 Katina Ingram
  • 2004 Jennifer Knobloch
  • 2003 April Croman
  • 2002 Sarah Hugger
  • 2001 Ashley Blew, Christine Candela
  • 2000 Andrew Patterson
  • 1999 Patricia DiTillio
  • 1998 Christie Kennedy
  • 1997 Christine Gasparini
  • 1996 Karen Black


Peter Wood Creative Writing Award

Given to honor a talented writer at TCNJ whose creative work shows exceptional talent and sustained effort.

  • 2018 Jacqueline Delany
  • 2017 Jacqueline Delany
             Sarah Frey, Honorable Mention
             Michael Laudenbach, Honorable Mention
  • 2016 Alena Woods
  • 2015  Alexa Logush
  • 2014 Eneda Xhambazi
    • Kevin Ellis, Honorable Mention
  • 2013 Andrew Gallagher
    • Jenna Lanzaro, Honorable Mention
  • 2012 Alexandra Cameron, Christopher Delaney
  • 2011 Enrico Bruno
    • Alexandra Axel, Honorable Mention
  • 2010 Cara MacNeil
    • Alyssa Gillon, Honorable Mention
    • Todd Petty, Honorable Mention
  • 2009 Michael Darbee
    • Adam Engel, Honorable Mention
  • 2008 Corey Snedeker
    • Andrew Croft, Honorable Mention
  • 2007 Lauren Bull
    • Andrew Croft, Honorable Mention
  • 2006 Sarah Maloney
    • Matthew Fair, Honorable Mention
  • 2005 Alina Yermeni
  • 2004 Lee Posna
    • Rebekah A. Sankey, Honorable Mention
    • Mike Turner, Honorable Mention
  • 2003 Christopher Lee Ludwig
  • 2002 Liv Bowring
    • Yacob Peterseil, Honorable Mention
    • Kamuran Kiziltan, Honorable Mention
  • 2001 Rosetta Treece


John F. Erath Award

Given in honor of Emeritus Professor John F. Erath to recognize the contribution of any student in fostering theater and the dramatic arts.

  • 2018 Jenna Burke
  • 2017 Henry Albright
  • 2016 Steven Munoz
  • 2015 Shannon McGovern
  • 2014 James Bloss
  • 2013 Daniel Loverro
  • 2012 John Cherney, Sarah Stryker
  • 2011 Michelle Snyder
  • 2010 Heather Duncan, Raymond Fallon, Madeline Patrick
  • 2009 Michael Krahel
  • 2008 James Introcaso
  • 2007 Lindsay Gelay, Gina Yanuzzi
  • 2006 Shaheen Mamawala
  • 2005 Elizabeth Hults
  • 2004 Douglas Hill
  • 2003 Elizabeth Livingston

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