Awards

The C. H. Richards Award for Excellence in Political Science is given to the graduating senior who is deemed by a departmental committee to have excelled in both the study of politics and in departmental, campus and community service.

 

 

2017 Recipient

Jay Buchanan is the recipient of the C.H. Richards Award for Excellence in Politics and International Affairs.

 


 

The Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Political Science is given to a graduating senior who has qualified for Honors and who is deemed by a departmental committee to have written the best senior seminar paper.

 

 

2017 Recipient

Jay Buchanan is the recipient of the Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Political Science. (Read more)

 


 

The Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award honors an outstanding senior seminar paper.

 

 

 

2017 Recipient

Corinne Sugino is the recipient of the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award. (Read more)

 


 

The Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior. The scholarship recipient is selected by a departmental committee which gives special attention to meritorious performance in the major and provides a contribution towards student loan relief.

 

 

2017 Recipient

Josie Butler is the recipient of the Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship.  (Read more)

 


 

Other Student Awards

 

2017 Award Recognition

The Award for Outstanding Senior in Latin American and Latino Studies – Josie Butler

The Department of Sociology Community Engagement Award – Sebastian Luke Ivory

The Wake Forest University Theater Association Award for Academic Excellence – Jay Buchanan

The Change Maker Award for Social Change – Richard Caban Cubero

Justus and Elizabeth C. Drake Scholarship – Emily Lintner

Rolle and LeDuc Named Student MLK “Building the Dream” award winners

Senior Nehemiah Rolle from Atlanta, a politics and international affairs major, is an active leader in The Roosevelt Institute at Wake Forest, a student-led, student-run organization dedicated to progressive public policy change and idea empowerment. He is also an associate editor of the Wake Forest Journal of International Affairs and is a resident adviser. He has a love for all things intercultural and a passion for making the world a better place.

Senior Joe LeDuc from Spokane, Wash., also a politics and international affairs major, serves as a steering committee member of “Forward Together,” Wake Forest’s interest group of the NAACP. He champions inclusiveness and justice for all members of the campus community — inspiring others to recognize their own ability to make their community a better place not just for themselves but also for humanity.