Dean's Award Recipients

This award is given to the student deemed the best overall in the graduating class. The winner is selected by the GSPIA Awards Committee composed of the Dean (Chair), all of the Program Directors (or their representatives), the Director of Alumni Relations and a representative of Student Services. The students considered for the award are the top-ranked students from each degree program as determined by the Program Faculty Award Committees

  • Jessica Smith, 2017
  • Max Richard Harleman, 2017
  • Joseph Kenton Sobek, 2016
  • Rachel E. Boss, 2016
  • Jessica B. Kuntz, 2015
  • Wesley S. Speary, 2015
  • Eamonn Berry, 2014
  • Camille Gockowski, 2014
  • Maryna Duane, 2013
  • Simona Gavrila, 2013
  • Richard Joyce, 2012
  • Allison Coffman, 2012
  • Catlin Rice, 2011
  • Elizabeth Clark, 2010
  • Jeremy Intihar, 2009
  • Lindsey Anderson, 2009
  • Eric Donson, 2008
  • Irene Tzinis, 2007
  • Vanessa Hines, 2006
  • Sarah Factor, 2005
  • Eric Molina, 2004
  • Andrej Popovic, 2003
  • Jennifer Lentfer, 2002
  • Kathryn Freed, 2001
  • Tricia Kissinger, 2000
  • Kristie N. Ralston-Lewis, 1999
  • Carrie Gruenloh, 1998
  • Eugene A. DePasquale, 1997
  • Susan White, 1996
  • Victoria Stanley, 1996
  • Kristen Tsipis, 1995
  • Pia Basudev, 1994
  • William Tappan, Jr., 1993
  • Hanna Freij, 1992
  • Huiping Dai, 1991
  • Andrew Wasilisin, 1990
  • Robert Fries, 1989
  • Alicia S. White Shusset, 1988
  • Nora Palugod, 1987
  • William J. Sabol, 1986
  • Janette Rawlings, 1985
  • Ralph Bangs, 1984
  • Anthony Cahill, 1983
  • Olivia Yates, 1982

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