2011 Student AwardsEnglish

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

  • Judy Adkins
  • Corey Beasley
  • Jen Daniels
  • Lindsay Fiesthumel
  • Sara Flood
  • James Graham
  • Nicole Lee
  • Jessica McCaughey
  • Shanna Marie Phillips
  • Trisha Wilmans
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Robert Karlson Award

The Robert Karlson prize provides a monetary award to the year's outstanding graduate student in the English Department's MA programs.

  • Lindsey Fiesthumel
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Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship

The Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship honors a returning female student, over the age of 25, who has interests in English and Woman's Studies. 

  • Cailey Slade
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Sven Eric Molin Award

The Sven Eric Molin Prize provides an award in funds toward the education of a continuing graduate student in English of exceptional merit. 

  • Rachel Johnson
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Jack Leggett Folklore Award

The Jack Leggett Folklore Award offers financial support to a Folklore student to attend the American Folklore Society meeting.

  • Kerry Kaleba
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Outstanding Mentor-Teacher

  • Corey Beasley
  • Aubrey Lenahan
  • Jessica McCaughey
  • Jay Patel
  • Eleanor Tipton
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Dan Rudy Fiction Prize

The Dan Rudy Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 double-spaced pages or less.

  • Jay Ivey
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Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize

The Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 doubled-spaced pages or less.

  • Timothy Erwin
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Mary Roberts Rinehart Fiction Award

  • Teresa Allen
  • Timothy Erwin
  • Lindsey Johnson
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Mary Roberts Rinehart Non-Fiction Award

  • Jennifer Brown
  • Lindsay Fiesthumel
  • Kate O'Leary
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Mary Roberts Rinehart Poetry Award

  • Irene Buckley
  • R.J. Hooker
  • Jack Snyder
  • Susan Whalen
  • Chrissy Widmayer
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Mark Craver Poetry Award

 

  • Kathy Goodkin
  • Jack Snyder
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Virginia Downs Poetry Award

The Virginia Downs Poetry Award is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Jen Daniels
  • Aubrey Lenahan
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Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize

The Joseph Lohman Poetry Prize is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Kathy Goodkin
  • Siwar Masannat
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Undergraduate Awards

James L. Jackson Award

The James L. Jackson Prize provides funds to support the education at George Mason of a continuing undergraduate major in English of exceptional merit.

  • Daynee Rosales
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Aileen Walls Award

The Aileen Walls Award provides a prize to an outstanding graduating English major.

  • Nadia Skolnitsky
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Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award

The Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award recognizes an outstanding non-fiction personal essay written by a junior or senior undergraduate English major.

  • Rebecca Dell
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Graduation with Honors in English

  • Erin Farquhar
  • Samantha Francis
  • Rebecca Fulton
  • Melissa Groth
  • Kristin Hamilton
  • Stephanie Hsu
  • Anelise Lemon
  • Brian Mathews
  • Courtney O'Brien
  • Rania Olibah
  • Alexa Romano
  • Blake Silver
  • Jessica Tibbs
  • Martha Wagner
  • Chelsea White
  • Nicole Wiesenhahn
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