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|Glenn & Elizabeth Bogtish Award|
|Established in 1989 in memory of Glenn Carlisle (B.S. ’77) and Elizabeth Norris Bogitsh (B.S. ’82), this award recognizes high standards in physical fitness, participation in recreational sports, and sportsmanship. It is awarded each year to a Vanderbilt undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates a strong commitment to campus recreational programs and by example and leadership has inspired participation and sportsmanlike conduct in these activities. A trophy is presented to the recipient and his/her name is engraved on a plaque in the Student Recreation Center. Questions regarding the award may be directed to LaDonna.Meuchel@vanderbilt.edu or Kate.Vandlandingham@vanderbilt.edu|
|These awards are presented through the generosity of the McGill family in honor of Dr. John T. and Lizzie Allen McGill who provided students with an atmosphere of hospitality and guidance through their years at Vanderbilt. A graduate of Vanderbilt in 1879, Dr. McGill spent his life in service to Vanderbilt. He served as professor emeritus of chemistry, Dean of the School of Pharmacy and finally a historian of the University. Descriptions of the award is as follows:|
|The John T. & Lizzie Allen McGill First Year Award
(Two First Year Students)
Established in 1994, this award is given “for two academically accomplished first year students of gentle bearing who have shown kindness and respect for all others and who have established qualities of leadership.” These awards are based on academic accomplishment, strong character and demonstrated leadership ability. The two first year recipients receive a $1500.00 check per recipient.
Questions regarding all McGill Awards may be directed to Maggie Konich at firstname.lastname@example.org
|The Muliebrity Prize honors an undergraduate or graduate student(s) who demonstrates leadership in activities that contribute to the achievements, interests, and goals of women or that promote gender equity. Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, advisors, friends and peers. The award will be given at the annual Magnolia Awards Dinner, where the honoree will be presented with a certificate and small cash award. To nominate someone for the Muliebrity Prize, please visit here and fill out the form. Any questions, please contact Kayce Matthews, Associate Director of the Women’s Center, at Kayce.Matthews@Vanderbilt.edu or (615) 322-4843.|
|Ripple In The Pond Award|
|In April 2001, the actions of two friends saved the life of Meredith Strong (’03) who had contracted a severe case of Bacterial Meningitis. This award honors those women who enhanced the character of their community by reaching out to help another in need. This $500 award is available to any Vanderbilt undergraduate student or group of students whose act or acts create connections, or “ripples” which acknowledge our humanity, and thereby advance our community, one-to-one, group-to-group. Questions regarding the award may be directed to Cynthia.R.Young@vanderbilt.edu .|
|Thomas M. Weser Award|
|This award was established in 1989 in memory of Thomas M. Weser, a German exchange student who was killed while attending Vanderbilt. Each year, the Weser Award recognizes an international student who has demonstrated an unusually strong commitment to intellectual life, cross-cultural appreciation, and personal integrity. The recipient is presented with a small gift and a cash prize of $250. Questions regarding the award may be directed to Marci.L.Angevine@vanderbilt.edu .|