The Alumni Association Awards
The Alumni Association Awards are given by the Hobart Alumni Association each year to select two students from each class who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, enthusiastic involvement and loyalty to the continued growth and vitality of Hobart College.
- Conrad Palmer '24
- Jesse Whelan-Small '24
- Hudson Cunningham Baker '23
- William Koepp '23
- Shea McIntyre '22
- Joshua Salazar '22
- Michael DeVaney '21
- Dan Masino '21
Anna B. Comstock Award
This award is given by William Smith Congress and honors a Hobart student who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the ideals of the coordinate structure of the Colleges.
Hai Timiai Award for Charter Day
Hai Timiai, the senior honor society at William Smith College, wishes to recognize a member of Hobart College who has enabled William Smith College to grow and thrive for the past 100 years. This person should be dedicated, honest, fun, passionate, selfless and an ally to William Smith students. They should lead by example, working tirelessly, often behind the scenes, to further the mission of the Colleges.
James Henderson Award
This award is given to a Hobart or William Smith student of color who embodies the spirit of Dean Henderson and his love of learning and athletics.
Dexheimer Student Trustee Recognition Award
This award is given to the Hobart College Trustee of 2020, for bringing maturity, common sense, and courage to their stewardship, helping everyone on the Board of Trustees to make better and more informed decisions on behalf of the Colleges.
Larry Quijije Award
This award is given by the Hobart Student Government to the member of the Hobart junior class whose outstanding dedication to community service represents the same selfless and compassionate characteristics that Larry is remembered for.
Community Builder Award
The Hobart recipient of this award has worked to create, establish or strengthen bonds among communities at HWS either through, but not limited to, relationship building, programming, artistic endeavors, shared goals or purpose, and/or creating a vision for the future.
The Keith Stockman Prize
This prize was established in 1996 by members of the Chi Phi Fraternity in honor of their alumni advisor and friend, Keith Stockman ’82. It is awarded to the member of the Hobart community who, in keeping with Chi Phi Fraternity, values academic excellence, involvement in community service and a commitment to the Colleges. This award is given to the First Year student of either college who has distinguished themselves in all three areas.
The Durfee Award
This award is given to the most outstanding senior.
The Dean Benjamin P. Atkinson Award
Established in 1987 by Dr. and Mrs. V. Michael Hogan to honor Ben Atkinson, professor of English from 1947-1982, and Dean of Hobart from 1959-1966. Dr. Atkinson was noted for his interest in archaeology and linguistics in addition to his specialties in Chaucer and Victorian and modern poetry. This award is given to a Hobart student who has done well academically and helped their fellow students.
The Roger J. Frankel Award
This award was established in honor of Roger J. Frankel ’72. As a student, Roger was active on campus, serving as student manager of the football and lacrosse teams, as student director of Freshman Orientation, and serving as undergraduate coordinator of the 150th anniversary celebration of Hobart College. The trophy is given to the Hobart senior who has made the greatest contribution to the Hobart community during their time at the College.
The Keith Lawrence Prize
This award is given to the Hobart student who, working during the term, has taken active part in extracurricular affairs.
The Elizabeth Eaton White Award
This award is given to the student who has shown the most promise in pursuing a successful humanitarian career.
The John S. Witte Endowed Prize
This prize is awarded to a Hobart senior who has dedicated themselves to community service while a student of the College.
The Sydney and Alice Jackson Prize
This award is given to a student who contributes significantly to the health and well-being of the Colleges. This prize honors two remarkable people whose lives and work have been devoted to helping others.
Deans Citizenship Awards
To the Hobart students whom we hold in high regard for their contributions to the College. These students have had a close working relationship with the Deans or have had a significant presence in the lives of their peers. They personify the Hobart Heritage in the many ways they have served their alma mater.
- Walker Anderson
- Michael Baroody
- Drew Blanchard
- Peter Critchlow
- Max Harris
- Jobed Hilaire
- Robert Padilla
- Daniel Ryan
- George Pektor
- David Ranney
- Alec Robitaille
- Bart Voto
Druid Award for Character - Matthieu Wuth
Druid Award for Loyalty - Roman Vargas
Druid Award for Leadership - Jesse Whelan-Small