Honors, Prizes and Awards

The Psychology Department gives out the following awards and prizes:

The Guy Emerson Buckingham Prize: The income from this fund, established by the alumni of Allegheny College in honor of Professor Guy Emerson Buckingham, who taught in the Psychology Department for 40 years, is used to provide an annual prize to the student showing the greatest promise for a distinguished career in psychology.

Iva Patterson Gilmore Prize in Psychology: The income from this fund is used to provide an annual award to the student writing the best paper in psychology during the year.

Herb Klions Psychology Department Fund:   Awarded for an outstanding paper in psychology and for significant contribution to the Psychology Department.

The Glenn W. Thompson Outstanding Junior Major Prizeawarded for exceptional academic achievement, performance in the seminar, and contribution to the general life of the department.

 

The Guy Emerson Buckingham Prize in Psychology

Year Name
1971 James Martin
1972 Kathryn M. Jason
1973 Jeffery D. Cross
1974 April Fallon & Betty A. Vermeire
1975 Anthony Grace
1976 Peter Walsh
1977 Jamie Elizabeth Carter
1978 Nancy Margret Wilcox & Robert Allen Frank, Jr.
1979 Sheree Lynn Toth
1981 Leslie A. Ruhe
1982 Susan J. Gournic
1983 Susan Lynn Thomas
1984 Karleric G. Richter
1985 Laura Rachelle Strauss
1986 Jonathan James Vigne
1987 Corinne Marie Lindquist
1988 Amy D. Danzer
1989 Christine Prodente
1990 Paula Wasikowski & Laura Stevens
1991 Nataline A. Gibbs
1992 Robert W. Flint, Jr.
1993 Shannon R. Grocki
1994 Matty F. Butryn
1995 Matthew R. Dejohn
1996 Mary-Lynn E. Weber
1997 Jodi B. Dworkin & Sean D. Stocker
1998 Jason E. Wells
1999 Amy R. Amuso
2000 Richard J. Clarke
2001 Amanda D. Sommerfeld
2002 Beata Gomulak
2003 Erin McClure & Nicholas Mangini
2004 Kyla A. Vandree
2005 Adrian Oblak
2006 Rachel A. Reoli
2007 Michelle L. Dudevoir
2008 Julie Mach
2009 Alexandra C. Perryman
2010 Kristen L. Cushman
2011 Partick Furey
2012 Angeline P. Linan
2013 Nicole Zelinsky
2014  Courtney Morando
2015 Maura Matvey
2016 Trista Musich

Ida Patterson Gilmore Prize in Psychology

1971 Stephen Johnson
1972 Nancy Lynn Eicker
1973 Linda Hochuli
1977 Laurie Anne Vaughn
1978 Barbara Esch
1979 Monica Louise Rekiel
1980 Stephanie Scherr
1981 Bruce H. Lowenstein
1982 Edith F. may & Amy E. Hoogesteger
1983 Margery Ellen Diebold
1984 Susan Lanni & Edward O’Connell
1985 Douglas Earl Klions
1986 Leah Ellen Brown & James Dwight Miller
1987 Maribel Helen Cruz & Dawn Diane Murray
1988 Heather E. Bullock
1989 Michelle Jo Ferris & Rebecca Ann Kinnunen
1990 Lizabeth Lee & Dale Harman
1991 Susan E. Madigan
1992 Karen E. Westervelt
1993 Krista L. Scolton
1994 Lee F. McGee
1995 Amanda M. Illig, Kristen D. Moore, & Heather L. Zinger
1996 Elizabeth A. Pohley
1997 Anne E. Bryan & Danielle M. Guyette Snyder
1998 Sandra S. Levcik
1999 Erin M. Connell
2000 Stacie J. Brenner
2001 Julie M. Piekanski
2002 Daniel Walpole & Teresa Aman
2003 Sally Hoople
2004 Courtney A. Reichuber & Julie A. Skivers
2005 Alexander Persoskie
2006 Megan L. Kearnes & Natalie J. Perrin
2007 Todd A. Derby & Megan R. Roby
2008 Katie A. Cross
2009 Siera M. Goodnight & Katie M. Fleet
2010 Lindsey M. McClement
2011 Alexandra Kane & Leslie Robertson
2012 Nicole Zelinsky
2013  Nicholas Diana
2014  Kelly Dickson
2015 Greta Hilbrands
2016 Vy Dang

The Herbert L. Klions Faculty Prize In Psychology

1979 Mary Joanne Dixon
1980 Mary Christine Finley
1981 Douglas J. Warn & Steven M. Abrams
1982 Shawn E. Hunsecker
1983 Barbara Leming Swezy
1984 Holly Lynn Grishkat
1985 Margaret Lucetta Chase
1986 Karen Ann Lowell & Curtis Richard Diedrich
1987 Nancy Ann Yovetich & Michelle Frances King
1988 Amanda J. Cox & Helena A. Coyle
1989 Scott Carl Smith & Stephen Thomas Sears
1990 Barbara Pendleton & Chad Messier
1991 Karen L. Duffy, Kristen L. Schiffhauer, & Katherine A. Tiedemann
1992 Patricia E. Barres
1993 Thomas M. Dunn & Cristin L. Sullivan
1994 Ammy Jo Seaman
1995 Joy D. Kosiewicz
1996 Holly Lynn Olson
1997 Susan M. Stefano
1998 Robin S. Codding & Amy M. Joseph
1999 Wendy J. Vilseck & Holly L. Zajac
2000 Tara E. Hill
2001 Brigid R. Waldron
2002 Iulia Gregoras
2003 Devon Brost
2004 Molly A. Dixon & Michelle J. Ferry
2005 Lindsey Katora Jamie Schutte
2006 Katherine R. Mickley & Matthew S. Motyl
2007 Jessica L. Ketterer & Jamie A. McCartney
2009 Megan L. Petroccia
2010 Abbe C. Machi
2011 Rebecca Lendyak
2012 Kelsy B. Reisinger
2013 Anna Katharina Spaelti
2014 Eugenia Frank
2015 Rebecca Cohen
2016 Kathryn Denning

The Glenn W. Thompson Outstanding Junior Major Prize

1996 Dianna L. Snyder & Sean D. Stocker
1997 Robin Codding
1998 Amy R. Amuso
1999 Michelle C. Greiner
2000 Tiffany H. Fitzsimmons & Julie M. Piekanski
2001 Beata M. Gomulak & Anna Goldshmidt
2002 Adam Oshnock
2003 Molly Dixon
2004 Genna M. Bebko
2005 Katherine Mickley & Lisa McIlvried
2006 Megan R. Roby
2007 Meghan K. Borden & Danielle R. Brigham & Richard M. France
2008 Angela M. Ames
2009 Casey M. Brown & Katherine A. Eriksen
2010 Caitlin L. Irwin & John R. Mahalchak III
2011 Liza Cooper
2012 Eugenia (Gina) Frank & Anna Katharina (Nina) Spälti
2013 Jesse Carlson & Michelle Holcomb
2014  Shana Burns & Kathryn Mohan
2015  Stephen Anderson
2016  Natasha Torrence