Isak Kazes Prize for Outstanding Achievement

  • Anja Parish smiles as she rises to accept the award

    Anja Parish, 2017-2018 cowinner of the Isak Kazes Prize

  • Created by Valya Shapiro ’61, in memory of her father and in honor of Jeanette Lerman ’69, this prize recognizes a student of outstanding achievement, integrity and passion for learning.

    The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program selects the recipient of this prize annually. There is no application.

    Recent Award Recipients

    Prize Year Recipient
    2021-2022 Imani Dorsey and Rarra Miller-Figueroa
    2020-2021 Lianne Gallant and Liyanga de Silva
    2019-2020 Nicole Veneto
    2018-2019 Stacie Cruz
    2017-2018 Anja Parish and Miranda Peery
    2016-2017 Brie McLemore and Alex Montgomery
    2015-2016 Margot Kotler