Class of 2015

PRESENTATION OF THE

PAUL WARD ’25 PRIZE IN WRITING

For the Class of 2015

OCTOBER 5, 2012

4:15 PM

 

Twilight Auditorium

REFRESHMENTS

WELCOME

Mary Ellen Bertolini, Associate Director of Writing

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HONORABLE MENTION

 

William Joseph Cuneo

Margaret Olivia Hadley

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RUNNER-UP PRESENTATIONS

 

Margaret Kathryn Morris

Carolyn Elizabeth Orosz

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FIRST PRIZE PRESENTATION

 

Catherine Anne Costley

Cate Costley reads her award winning Ward Prize paper.</p>

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CLASS OF 2015 NOMINEES

 

 

Garrett Chadwick Brann

Tess Lacey Clark

Catherine Anne Costley

William Joseph Cuneo

Taylor Grey Custer

Theresa Beatrice Duncan

Emma C. Eastwood-Paticchio

Katherine Alexander Eiseman

Megan Else Ernst

Brita Caroline Fisher

Martin Wik Fowler

Erica Lynn Furgiuele

Scott Thompson Gilman

Lydia Helena Gordon

Margaret Olivia Hadley

Katherine Ramsey Hamilton

Blake Anderson Harper

Kathryn Judith Hill

Emily Day Hoang

Jacob John Hobbie

Lillie Grace Hodges

Kaitlin Marie Horan

Matthew Lewis Jerrehian

Lucy Lee Killian

Halley Ashby Lamberson

Chelsea Ryan Melone

Margaret Kathryn Morris

Limla Monica Moua

Carolyn Elizabeth Orosz

Elizabeth Atwood Oyler

Abhishek Raman Parajuli

Hannah Cross Reeve

Sonia Rose Rodrigues

Tayla Caroline Satkwich

Robert Alexander Silverstein

Charles Gordon Steinberg

Natalie McShea Valentin

Chloe Anne Wilwerding

Tyler Graydon Wood

David Isaac Yedid

Qian Zhe Zhang

Nominating Students for the Ward Prize

The Paul Ward '25 Prize in Writing
for First-Year Students
Click here to nominate a student.
 
Each year the Writing Program solicits nominations for the Paul Ward '25 Prize in Writing for First-Year Students.
 
The $500 first prize and two $250 second prizes are presented annually to the first-year students whose writing best exemplifies, in the words of the bequest, "the use of basic English as the writer's most necessary tool: precise and exact usage of words, exact meanings, phrases expressed lucidly and gracefully."
 
Every student whose writing is submitted will be recognized at a presentation reception on the Friday afternoon of Family Weekend next October, and will be invited to train as a peer writing tutor and/or first-year seminar mentor for academics and writing.   Please help identify and encourage academic excellence by submitting a copy of your first-year students' best papers below.  Call (x3182) if you have any questions about eligible work. Deadline for nominations is  mid June. 
 

Class of 2013

PRESENTATION OF THE

PAUL WARD ’25 PRIZE IN WRITING

For the Class of 2013

OCTOBER 8, 2010

4:30 PM

Davis Family Library, Harmon Reading Area

REFRESHMENTS

WELCOME

Mary Ellen Bertolini, Associate Director of Writing

HONORABLE MENTION

Chelsea R. Edgar

Joshua E. Johnson

RUNNER-UP PRESENTATIONS

Katherine E. Anderson

Daniel B. Sauremilch

FIRST PRIZE PRESENTATION

Adrienne C. Matunas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ward Prize Nominees and Faculty

Ward Prize Nominees and Faculty

 

CLASS OF 2013 NOMINEES

Prottoy Aman Akbar

Katherine E. Anderson

Urvashi Barooah

Adam Chase Benay

Kaitlin Buerge

Christopher Angelo De La Cruz

Brian John Foster

Christina A. Fox

Michael Thomas Gaffney

Leandro N. Giglioli

Grace C. Gohlke

Melanie Luise  Haas

Zachary Bartlett Hitchcock

Joshua E. Johnson

Vedika Khanna

Emma R. Loizeaux

Adrienne C. Matunas

Juan Sebastian  Munoz Rivera

Jaewon Oh

Joseph T. Radu

Daniel B. Sauermilch

Amy E. Schlueter

Charlotte Lan Steiner

Jacob P. H. Terwitte

Christine C. Wemette

 

To learn more about the program, contact:


Mary Ellen Bertolini,
Writing Center Director, directs the Peer Writing Tutor and Writing and Academic Mentor Program at Middlebury College. Yonna McShane, Director of Learning Resources helps train the Writing and Academic Mentors.

Maggie Morris, Head Peer Writing Tutor. Maggie approves time, runs evening makeup sessions and assists the Program Director.

Cate Costley, Head Mentor. Cate manages and guides the Writing and Academic Mentors attached to First-Year Seminars. She helps run evening makeup sessions and assists the Program Directors.

Robert Silverstein, Manager of Drop-in Tutors. Robert manages, supervises, assigns evening shifts, creates publicity, and assists the Program Director.

Faculty will find information about using Peer Writing Tutors on the

Peer Writing Tutors and FYS Mentors at Middlebury College blog.

 

The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize

 

Ward Prize Certificate

 

 

The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize competition recognizes annually those first-year students who are judged by the faculty to have produced outstanding essays in writing classes during that academic year.

The prize was established in 1978 by Paul W. Ward's widow, Dorothy Cate Ward '28, their daughter Marren Ward Meehan '62, and their son-in-law Tom Meehan '62. In her letter to the College Mrs. Ward wrote:

"This prize is offered in memory of Paul W. Ward, whose life-long career as a journalist and diplomatic reporter bought him both the Pulitzer Prize and the French Legion of Honor. During his long career he emphasized the use of basic English as a writer's most necessary tool. Precise and exact usage of words, exact meanings, phrases expressed lucidly and gracefully, seemed to him the most direct and understandable means of communicating with his readers. We, his family, hope these beliefs and standards will furnish the criteria on which this prize will be judged."

And so they have, every year, since 1978.