Scholarships and Awards

The Albion College Philosophy Department offers three awards annually: Jack Padgett Outstanding Senior Philosophy Major Award, the Ned S. Garvin Endowed Scholarship in Philosophy, and the Susan J. Liioi Memorial Scholarship in Ethics.

Jack Padgett Outstanding Senior Philosophy Major Award

Named for Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Jack Padgett, this award is presented each year to the outstanding senior major in the department. The recipients of this award have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and accomplishments in philosophy.

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Past recipients of this award include:

2014
Zachary Crumb
Joseph Thomas

2013
Christopher Mantay
Brandon Markle
Alexandra Sovansky

2012
Nora Cox
Chelsea Marsh
Olivia Mikula
Jonathan Rennhack

2011
Kirsten Kelly

2010
Caitlin Burgess
Rikus Goodell
Meredith Holman
Andrew Sharp

2009
Daniel Moilanen
Elizabeth Reznikov
Rachel Roof

2008
Benjamin Hardin

2007
Shawn Latchford
Rachel McKinney

2006
Breanne Rabish
Brent Clore

2004
Alyssa Montgomery

2002
Alexis Sandford
Kurt Medland

2000
Ruth Rashid
James Greening

1998
Robert Jagerman

1997
Nicole Bielawski
Anthony Williams

1995
Christopher Lee
Evan Tiffany

1994
Matthew Altman

1992
David Holden

1991
Jordan Lindberg
Heather Morrison

1990
Thomas Rasmussen

1989
Brent Sullenbarger

1988
Michelle Williamson

1987
Linda Pedelty
Richard VanRooyen

1986
Terry Holmes

1984
Julie T. Quiroz

1983
Mark Edington

Ned S. Garvin Endowed Scholarship in Philosophy

This endowed scholarship was established in honor of and in tribute to the life of philosophy and neuroscience professor Dr. Ned S. Garvin. It was first awarded in April 2007.

Dr. Garvin, or “Dr. G” as students called him, joined Albion’s faculty in 1974. He passed away in June 2006 following a brief battle with cancer. He was a beloved and outstanding teacher and colleague.

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Past recipients of this endowed scholarship include:

2014
Nolan Jones

2013
Zachary Crumb

2012
Christopher Mantay
Alexandra Sovansky

2011
Andrew Kercher
Brandon Markle

2010
Chelsea Marsh

2009
Meredith Holman

2008
William Howard
Daniel Moilanen

Susan J. Liioi Memorial Scholarship in Ethics

This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of Susan J. Liioi, a student at Albion College whose life ended suddenly. It is awarded to an upperclassman who has shown interest and excelled in the study of applied ethics, regardless of major, sex, financial need, or overall grade point average.

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Past scholarship recipients include:

2014
Kelsey Miller
Johanna Schulte

2013
Joseph Thomas

2012
Austin Probst
Cody Yothers

2011
Olivia Mikula

2010
Rose Massey

2009
Meredith Holman

2008
Matthew Baciak

2006
Peter Bornschein

2004
Brent Clore

2002
Nicole Stewart

2001
Kurt Medland

2000
Alexis Sanford

1998
Ruth Rashid

1997
Robert Jagerman

1996
Nicole Bilawski

1995
Brendan Woodburn

1994
Christopher Lee

1993
Catherine Carlyle

1992
Leslee Fritz

1991
David Holden

1990
Jennifer Fenton