2021-2022 Award Winners

Humanities and Social Sciences Scholars

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences honors graduating seniors who have distinguished themselves by amassing an impressive body of work during their undergraduate careers. Typically, recipients of HSS Scholar awards are students who, in addition to excelling in regular courses, undertake one or more substantial research projects (such as a Bachelor’s Essay or a project done in an Independent Study course).  The HSS Scholar is the highest award offered by the English Department.

The following two English students are recipients of this award as voted on by the English department:

  • Mollie Bowman
  • Dahlia Watson


English Department Outstanding Students

This award recognizes outstanding English majors. The recipients of this award are voted on by the English department faculty.

  • Corey Chamberlain
  • Katherine Dennis
  • Kathleen Hopewell
  • Gabrielle Loue
  • Jessica Palombo
  • Kelsey Pratt
  • Cora Schipa
  • Patrick Wohlscheid

Anna B. Katona Award in American Literature

This award is named for Dr. Anna B. Katona, a longtime professor of English at the College of Charleston (1975-1999). Dr. Katona provided funds for a grant to the College that annual recognizes the graduating English major with the highest grade point average in American Literature courses.

  • Kelsey Pratt

Sarah Margaret Goad Memorial Prizes in Poetry:

The external judge was Michael Prior

Sarah Margaret Goad Memorial Prizes in Fiction: