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The Robert Dale Holmes Memorial Prize -- This prize was established by
Dr. and Mrs. Frank R. Holmes in memory of their son, and is awarded to
that member of the freshman class who, by the improvement of his or her
work, diligence, and character reveals most clearly the value of college
training and the spirit of the college.
The Alumnae Association Prize -- This prize was established by the
alumnae, awarded to a sophomore who clearly exemplifies the highest
academic and personal standards of Centre College.
The Richard Stanford Watson, Jr., Memorial Award -- This award was
established by Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Watson in memory of their son,
awarded to a male sophomore who exemplifies campus citizenship of the
The Leslie Randolph Boyd Civic Service Award -- Established by Mr. Boyd
and awarded to the junior student who, in the judgment of the faculty,
has shown during three years at Centre the most serious interest,
concern, and activity in furthering the philanthropic, cultural, or civic
development of Danville and Boyle County.
The John Howard Duff, Jr., Memorial Award -- Established by members and
alumni of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and presented to an outstanding
junior exemplify participation in all aspects of Centre College life.
The John Marshall Harlan Award -- Established by the Centre College
Student Congress in 1986 in memory of Supreme Court Associate Justice
John Marshall Harlan, Centre 1850, awarded to the junior who most
conspicuously displays the qualities of leadership.
The Amanda O. Rodes Alumnae Prize -- This prize was established by the
alumnae as a memorial to a devoted alumna, awarded to an outstanding
The Paula M. Crumbie Memorial Prize -- This prize was established by
the Centre College Black Student Union, and is awarded to a junior or
senior who exhibits excellence of character, leadership, and academic
The Owsley Rochester Award -- This award was established by Mr. Paul B.
Boyd, Jr., and Dr. Carl E. Gingles as a memorial to their friend Owsley
Rochester, who gave his life in the service of his country. It is
awarded to an outstanding junior or senior.
The Ormond Beatty Alumni Prize -- This prize was established in 1886 by
the alumni to commemorate President Beatty¹s 50 years of service to
Centre, and is awarded to a senior with a distinguished record.
The Fred M. Vinson Honors Award -- This award honors the late Chief
Justice Fred M. Vinson, Centre 1909, Law 1911. It was originated by the
Edwin N. Vinson family, and is given to a senior chosen by the faculty as
most outstanding in scholastic, athletic, and extracurricular pursuits.
All other things being equal, the choice will be a student from the
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