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Skidmore College
Honors Convocation

Awards in Pre-Professional Studies 

Education Studies

John P. Shepard Prize in Education Studies
Established by Virginia Payne Morse '63 in memory of Professor Jack Shepard, faculty member in the Department of Education, 1960–77, and director of the Elementary Education Program, 1960–66. Given to the student who has demonstrated outstanding performance, potential, and commitment to education and working with children, leadership among peers, and superior performance in both academic achievement and field work in education.

Management and Business

Seymour and Sylvia Goldman Memorial Prize
Established by the family of Seymour and Sylvia Goldman in their memory by their daughter and son-in-law, Jay and Linda Goldman Tanenbaum ’60. Awarded to the outstanding senior in the Department of Management and Business.

Jefferson Huff '88 Prize in Business
Established by the family and friends of Jeff Huff '88, and awarded to a junior or senior business student who has a distinguished academic record and has produced an outstanding project in business.

Gail Moran Morton '60 Prize
Awarded to a junior or senior whose excellence in the business major has been combined with a particularly broad liberal arts program of study, and who demonstrates the humanistic concern for personal and community relationships that embodies the spirit of the liberal arts and that we associate with the memory of Gail Moran Morton ’60.

Wall Street Journal Award
Awarded by the Department of Management and Business to a student whose outstanding academic achievement and interest in applied management have been evident throughout his or her career at Skidmore.

Social Work

The Hilda Bashevkin Betten '39 and Morris H. Betten Award in Social Work
Awarded to a graduating senior who has shown outstanding interest and achievement in the study of social work at Skidmore College.