Recognizing our distinguished 2021 graduates: Excellence and Achievement Awards

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Excellence and Achievement Awards

Patricia Burgess Public Law Prize

Presented to Christine Scherer for outstanding academic performance in the field of public law.

Richard A. and Brandon S. Collier Award

Presented to Audrey Quinn and Saliha Moore for outstanding achievement in the law-medicine curriculum.

Diane Ethics Award

Presented to Quentin Sims for demonstrating, in academic, professional and extracurricular activities, the best understanding of the ethics and ideals of the legal profession.

Paul J. Hergenroeder Award

Presented to Elizabeth A. Safier for being the best students in trial tactics.

International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Presented to Haley Gold, an outstanding student in the trial advocacy program.

John Wragg Kellogg Prize

Presented to Lauryn Durham, a minority student who, at the end of the first year, demonstrated the greatest achievement.

Sidney H. Moss Award

Presented to Gregory Hilbert and Divyang Prakash Patel, who earned the highest grades in Evidence.

Federal Bar Association Award

Presented to Jesse T. Wynn for earning the highest grade in each section of Constitutional Law I.

William H. Wallace Award

Presented to Benjamin North for demonstrating excellence in litigation skills.

Clinical Legal Education Association's (CLEA) Outstanding Student Award

Presented to Gabrielle Wilson and Carly Koza for excellence in a clinical course or externship.

The Outstanding Women Law Graduate Award

Presented by the National Association of Women Lawyers to Maeve Dineen for achieving academic distinction and promising contributions to society and to the profession.

Zashin & Rich Employment and Labor Prize

Presented to Kathryn Meloni and Bridget Sciscento for significant achievement in employment law in recognition of Stephen Zashin’s instrumental work and contribution to the legal community.

Zashin & Rich Family Law Award

Presented to Lauren Ammerman for outstanding performance in advanced domestic relations or family law.

Littler Mendelson Labor Law Award

Presented to Luke Palmer for excelling in the study of labor and employment law.

Sicherman Bankruptcy Award

Presented to Emily Peters by the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association for demonstrating scholarship, commitment and aptitude for a career in bankruptcy law.