The Study of English at Centre
Honors & Awards
The Cantrell Poetry Prize, established in memory of Paul L. Cantrell, Cowan Professor Emeritus of English, and administered through the Academy of American Poets, awarded to the best portfolio of poems submitted by a Centre undergraduate.
The Emily R. Cowan Memorial Prize, established by Dr. J.R. Cowan in memory of his sister, awarded to the sophomore, junior, or senior student presenting the best paper in English.
The Creative Writing Prizes, awarded for both poetry and short fiction, established through the generosity of an anonymous donor to encourage creative writing at Centre.
The Mason Knuckles English Prize, endowed from the estate of Bernice Arnold Knuckles, awarded to the student presenting the best paper for a sophomore survey course.
The James Ware Parrish II English Prize, awarded to the student submitting the best independent study in the field of British and/or American literature.
The John W. Redd English Prize, established by Mrs. John W. Redd, awarded to the two freshmen submitting the best English papers to the English Program Committee.
The John W. Yerkes Prize, established by Mrs. John W. Yerkes, awarded to the highest-ranking junior majoring in English.
The George C. Young English Literature Prize, established by Misses Eugenia and Sarah Lee Young, awarded to the highest-ranking senior majoring in English.
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