Charles O. Richardson Prize in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the First-Year History Seminar
The Charles O. Richardson Award for Outstanding Achievement in the First-Year History Seminar was won by Zachary Tall and Tyler VanAtter. The award is based on the vote of fellow seminar members for the most valuable player in the historical role-playing game, as well as on contributions to seminar discussions and excellence in historical research. The unique feature of the first-year seminar is playing Patriots, Loyalists & Revolution in New York City, 1775-76, created by Reacting to the Past.
The most recent Gary A. Carskaddan Prize winners are Kate Bradley and Arielle Klett. The Carskaddan Prize is awarded to the History or Education/History major who, with 12-21 credits in history courses at the end of the previous semester, had the highest cumulative grade point average in history courses. Winners receive a Rider Bookstore gift certificate or equivalent cash award.
Kate Bradley (I Change My Mind: Women and the Repeal of Prohibition)
Jordan Gendron (Fairies: The Enduring Strength of Irish Myth)
Bethany-May Howard (From the Almshouse to the Middle Class: An English Family’s Journey 1754-2017)
This is our most prestigious prize awarded to the graduating History major or Education/History major with the highest cumulative grade point average in history. The winners of this year’s prize are Jordan Gendron.