The Trustees Ranking Scholar Award is given upon the decision of the Trustees to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative grade point average.
The Trustees Distinguished Scholar Award is given to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative grade point average based on at least 100 graded credits earned at St. John Fisher College.
The Anthropology Department gives an award to the senior anthropology student with the highest cumulative grade point average as the Outstanding Student in Anthropology.
The Barbara F. Wheeler Schneider Memorial Award for Excellence in Communication/Journalism is given annually to a member of the senior class who has demonstrated proficiency in the field and who has made outstanding contributions to the program and his or her fellow students.
The Barber Conable Award in International Studies has been established in the name of Mr. Barber Conable, former congressman and president of World Bank, for an undergraduate student who will receive a bachelor’s degree in International Studies at the May graduation ceremonies. The student will have demonstrated an excellent level of commitment and involvement in the field of International Studies and have maintained an outstanding level of scholarly achievement during his or her study in the International Studies program. The recipient will be nominated and approved by the faculty of the Department of International Studies.
The Charles P. Wolfe Award in Accounting, established in honor of Professor Wolfe by his professional colleagues, is awarded to a senior student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement primarily in the area of accounting and has given evidence of the highest degree of character and integrity in his or her dealings with his or her colleagues.
The Clara H. Wagner Nursing Award is presented to the graduating senior nursing student who is selected by the nursing faculty as having demonstrated excellence in clinical practice. This is evidenced by a sound knowledge base; initiative in seeking learning experiences; use of critical-thinking skills to approach challenges in practice; and collegiality and caring to all clients regardless of age, gender, race, or health problem.
The Clarence Amann Award in English, established in memory of Professor Amann by his professional colleagues, is awarded to a senior English major who has demonstrated superior academic achievement in the discipline.
The Department of Nursing Registered Nurse Honor Award is presented to the R.N. graduating from the baccalaureate program with the highest grade point average.
The Department of Nursing Undergraduate Honor Award is presented to the graduating senior student in the baccalaureate program who has the highest grade point average.
The Department of Nursing Undergraduate Leadership Award is presented to the graduating senior nursing student who has been selected by students in his or her class as someone who has made a unique contribution to the class through leadership, enthusiasm, and support of fellow students.
The Diedre McKiernan Hetzler Award is awarded by the Women and Gender Studies program for undergraduate scholarly work in the field of gender studies.
The John A. Murray Award is awarded to a junior or senior whose academic proficiency and other qualities show outstanding promise of leadership.
The John A. Murray History Award, in memory of the late Dr. John A. Murray, is awarded to the member of the senior class who ranks highest in the field of history during his or her academic course.
The Mary Ann Davis Prize in English, established in memory of Professor Davis by her professional colleagues, is awarded to an outstanding senior, not necessarily an English major, who has demonstrated both academic excellence and proficiency in critical writing.
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Award is awarded each year to the member of the senior class in accounting who has maintained the highest average in accounting throughout his or her program of study and has demonstrated his or her desirability as a candidate for the profession of certified public accounting.
The Rev. John F. Murphy Award in Religious Studies, established in memory of the first president of St. John Fisher College, is awarded to a senior who has shown outstanding academic proficiency in the field of religious studies.
The Rochester Teachers Association Award for Excellence in Teacher Education is awarded annually to the outstanding graduate who has prepared for a teaching career at St. John Fisher College.
The St. John Fisher College Award in Economics is awarded to a senior economics major who has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the discipline.
The St. John Fisher College Award for Excellence in Foreign Languages is given to that member of the senior class who has demonstrated superiority in this field throughout the college career.
The St. John Fisher College Award for Excellence in Natural Sciences and Mathematics is awarded to that member of the senior class who has demonstrated superiority in those areas throughout his or her college study. This award is based on an assessment of the student’s likelihood of future distinction as a scientist and on evidence of scientific creativity in curricular and extracurricular work.
The St. John Fisher College Psychology Award is given to the senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic success primarily in the area of psychology.
The Stefan Maczynski Memorial Award is given to a political science student whose record exemplifies commitment to academic excellence and humane values.
The Student Congress makes awards annually to those members of the senior class who have made outstanding contributions to student life and activities at St. John Fisher College.
The Wall Street Journal Award is given to two seniors: one for excellence in business management and one for excellence in economics.
The William H. Riley Award, the gift of the Alumni Association of the College in memory of William H. Riley, is awarded to a member of the senior class for proficiency in business administration.
The Zelda Lyons Award, the gift of the Board of Trustees and friends as a memorial to Miss Zelda Lyons, the first registrar of St. John Fisher College, is awarded to a member of the senior class who is most proficient in the humanities.