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First-Year Prizes
Administrated by the Undergraduate Deans Office

Awarded to a Man and a Woman in the First-Year Class

Katharine Booth Brock Prize

  • Awarded each year to a woman in the first-year class in recognition of her loyalty to the College and the ideals for which it stands, service to the Dartmouth community, and concern for the welfare of others.
    • This award was established in 1974 in honor of Katharine B. Brock who was assistant to the Dean of Freshman for 21 years, handling the affairs of 21 Dartmouth classes. Mrs. Brock was an “unofficial counselor and 'in-loco-matris' for thousands of Dartmouth students” and an adopted member of the Class of 1977.
    • See a list of recipients from 2010-2014!

The William S. Churchill Freshman Prize

  • Awarded each year to the man in the first-year class whose academic achievement is outstanding and whose record of contribution in other areas indicates those qualities that Mr. Churchill wished to reward, especially those of fairness, respect for duty, and citizenship.
    • This award was established in 1924 by William A. Churchill in memory of his son, William S. Churchill, who was killed in an automobile accident after only one semester at Dartmouth.
    • See a list of recipients from 2010-2014!

Last Updated: 11/4/14