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Annual Student Awards

Faculty members in the Professional Writing major congratulate our annual student award winners.

The Professional Writing Achievement Award

This award is presented to a graduating senior majoring in Professional Writing who exhibits the following attributes:

  1. Scholarly achievement in Professional Writing courses, including evidence of ability to examine texts, analyze data, and make relevant use of secondary sources
  2. Writing skill, including evidence of effective composition in a variety of genres
  3. Dedication and involvement in Professional Writing program-sponsored special projects
  4. Sustained commitment to the Professional Writing program
  5. Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of the ethical responsibilities inherent in all forms of communication
  6. 3.0 minimum GPA and 3.5 minimum GPA in Professional Writing

2014 - Ashley Offenback

2013 - Stephen Pizzi

2012 - Steve Groller

2011 - Erin Koller?

2010 - Ali Yeager

2009 - James Worrall?

2008 - Eraina Coakley?

2007 - Angela L. Eckhart

2006 - Lauren Balogh?

2005 - Benjamin M. Jordi?

2004 - Nicholas A. Moyer

?2003 - Meredith N. Pharaoh

The Candace Spigelman Professional Writing Commitment Award

This award, re-named in 2005 in honor of the late Professor Candace Spigelman, is presented to a graduating senior majoring in Professional Writing who exhibits the following attributes:

  1. Sustained commitment to the Professional Writing program
  2. Dedication and involvement in Professional Writing program-sponsored special projects
  3. Dedication and commitment to the field of professional writing
  4. Continued willingness to help peers succeed
  5. Positive representation of the Professional Writing program in the larger community

2014 - Jessica Condon

2013 - Lydia Conrad

2012 - Jamie Brackman

2010 - Britni Phillips

2007 - Susan E. Huber

2006 - Jessica Didow

2005 - Mollie M. Swasing

2004 - Josalyn M. Gebhardt

The Professional Writing Outstanding Internship/Co-Op Award

This award is presented to an outstanding student who has demonstrated an integration of academic training and professional application through the internship experience.

2014 - Stephen Doyle

2013 - Bianca Sepulveda

2012 - Mike Lewis

2011 - Beverly Myers

2010 - Chris Simchick

2009 - Olivia Garcia

2007 - Greg W. King

2006 - Mary K. Domsicz

2005 - Karina Borja-Freitag

2004 - Elizabeth A. Italia

2003 - Angela M. Mitchell