The Bell Teaching Award
honors graduates in education earning a
teaching certificate who will be employed in teaching in the year following
graduation. The cash awards are used to enhance first-year teaching
The Birmingham‑Southern College Arts Council Award for Academic
and Creative Excellence in Theatre Arts
is given to an outstanding senior
theatre arts major. The student must have maintained a cumulative grade
point average of 3.30 and must have contributed substantially to all areas
The Senior Biology Award
goes to the senior biology major with the
highest overall grade point average.
The Rutherford Ray Black Teacher Education Award
is awarded to the
most outstanding senior in the Teacher Education Program.
The Louise H. Branscomb Award
is given to a rising senior in the
Teacher Education Program who demonstrates a commitment to teaching
youth and a desire to develop skills toward that end.
The Chemical Rubber Company Award
is given to a first-year
chemistry student for outstanding achievement.
The College Theatre Award for Theatrical Excellence
is presented for
excellence in production in the areas of performance and technical theatre.
The English Award for Achievement in Literary Study
senior English major whose study of literature shows unusual industry,
achievement, and depth of understanding.
The J. David Fraley Award
is presented annually by the faculty of
history to a senior history major who has written the most distinguished
paper for that year in the departmental senior seminar.
The Paul Franke Memorial Award in Philosophy
is given for
outstanding work in philosophy.
The John Marshall Gersting Awards in Economics and Business
are awarded each year to the graduating economics major
and the graduating business administration major with the highest grade
The Robert Hewlin Jackson Achievement Award
is given each year to
that student in the graduating class who has made a distinguished record
in his or her junior and senior years and who has also shown the greatest
improvement in academic achievement over the record of his or her first