Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award English

The Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award recognizes an outstanding non-fiction personal essay written by a junior or senior undergraduate English major. In addition, the student winner is recognized at the College Of Humanities and Social Sciences annual convocation, at the English Department's annual awards reception, and by an award plaque.   This award is made possible by the gift of Barry and Velma Berkey, themselves authors, and generous supporters of George Mason University.

2014 Awardee

Alexis Sheedy

Alexis Sheedy