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Sally A. and Forrest W. Heaton Endowed Prize in Literature (Excellence in the Major)

This endowed prize is designated for recognizing overall excellence in the English major. Sally Ann MacArthur & Forrest Heaton met as students at Albion in 1958. They were married in Albion's Chapel, 27 August, 1960. They shared two years of dating at Albion and thirty-seven grand years of marriage. Sally died 23 February, 1997. The family set up this endowment in memory of Sally, to honor her strong interest in literature—particularly Shakespeare and Twain, to express their appreciation to Albion for the educational foundations provided to Sally & Forrest, and to assist Albion students in their securing their own educational foundations.

Awardees include:

  • 2016 - Emma Stapley
  • 2015 - Phillip Carlisle
  • 2014 - Sara Jongeward and Travis Trombley
  • 2013 - Kayla Knight
  • 2012 - Josiah Fallot
  • 2011 - Stephen Dudas
  • 2010 - Sabrina Sutherland
  • 2009 - Angela Zito
  • 2008 - Laruen Karcz
  • 2007 - Michael Melvin
  • 2006 - Rachael Lyon
  • 2005 - Rebekah Beall, Brinn Cronin, Erica Flock, Jennifer Paine
  • 2004 - Elizabeth Kreil
  • 2003 - Karin Heffel
  • 2002 - Cheryl Kane
  • 2001 - Carl Gladstone
  • 2000 - Rebecca Little

Roxanna Sayre Award in Environmental Journalism

Nominated and voted on by the English Department, this award is based on the recipient's contributions to the journalism program.

Awardees include:

  • 2017 - Emily Allison
  • 2016 - Nicole Kurlich and Evan Rieth
  • 2016 - Katerina Boni
  • 2015 - Ellen Koppy
  • 2014 - Alexandria Chumney
  • 2013 - Olivia Potoczak
  • 2012 - Daniel Myckowiak
  • 2011 -
  • 2010 - Kelsey Lauer
  • 2009 - MacKenzie Burger
  • 2008 - Christie Piper
  • 2007 - Holly Setter
  • 2006 - Maria Stella
  • 2005 - Nick Kyriakopoulos
  • 2004 - Rebekah Beall
  • 2003 - Kim Mutch
  • 2002 -
  • 2001 -
  • 2000 - Katie Fuelling
  • 1999 -
  • 1998 - Emily Betz
  • 1997 - Britt Halvorson
  • 1996 - Rebecca Palmer
  • 1995 - Carolyn Wagner
  • 1994 - Michelle Murawski
  • 1993 - Susan Johnston
  • 1992 - Michelle Ames
  • 1991 - Kristen Cheney

John Wayne Stringer Scholarship in Journalism

This scholarship honors an Albion College English major who has achieved excellence in writing and has specific interest in and talent for advertising and public relations.

Awardees include:

  • 2017 - Beau Brockett
  • 2016 - Steven Marowski
  • 2015 - Alexandra Carey
  • 2014 - Grant Juth
  • 2013 - Alexa Hyman
  • 2012 - Claire Van Raaphorst
  • 2011 - Claire Van Raaphorst
  • 2010 - Steven Gadzinski
  • 2009 - Lisa Hoehn
  • 2008 - Andrew Kimball and Danielle Wysocki
  • 2007 - Elizabeth Bendall and Calli McCain
  • 2006 - Rachel Karmol
  • 2005 - Charlie Snearly and Michael Melvin
  • 2004 - Angela Doolin
  • 2003 - Erin Laidlaw
  • 2002 - John Sellers
  • 2001 - Emily Thompson
  • 2000 - Russell Blackwell
  • 1999 -
  • 1998 - Quiana Lawrey
  • 1997 - Lee Hull
  • 1996 - Matt Berres
  • 1995 - Joshua Bopp
  • 1994 - Kristi Drenth
  • 1993 - Michelle Ames
  • 1992 - Hope Bailey
  • 1991 - Norendra Sinha

Sally A. and Forrest W. Heaton Endowed Scholarship in Literature (First- or Second-Year Students)

This endowed scholarship is designated for a first- or second-year female student with an interest in literature. Sally Ann MacArthur & Forrest Heaton met as students at Albion in 1958. They were married in Albion's Chapel, 27 August, 1960. They shared two years of dating at Albion and thirty-seven grand years of marriage. Sally died 23 February, 1997. The family set up this endowment in memory of Sally, to honor her strong interest in literature—particularly Shakespeare and Twain, to express their appreciation to Albion for the educational foundations provided to Sally & Forrest, and to assist Albion students in their securing their own educational foundations.

Awardees include:

  • 2017 - Mary Noble
  • 2016 - Marley Guy
  • 2015 - Emily Allison
  • 2014 - Emily Miller
    "I am the first member of my immediate family to be awarded a scholarship like this, and my parents and siblings were thrilled at my accomplishment."
  • 2013 - Emma Stapley
    "Your generosity will serve a constant reminder of the joy and peace that literature has always and will always inspire in me."
  • 2012 - Megan Connolly
    "This award has also strengthened my resolve to make literature and writing a part of my future career… it has given me confidence to pursue the thing that I have wanted to pursue for so long but was too afraid to really go after."
  • 2011 - Keegan Mogg
  • 2010 - Emily Hopkins
  • 2009 - Christin Spoolstra
  • 2008 - Kristin Butler
  • 2007 - Melissa Bailey
  • 2006 - Angela Zito
  • 2005 - Kathryn Berger
  • 2004 - Kristy Clement
  • 2003 - Jennifer Paine
  • 2002 - Rebekah Beall
  • 2001 - Karin Heffel
  • 2000 - Amber Buck and Laura Kraly
  • 1999 - Bethany Buchholz

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