Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College history major, Dwight Simon received this years S.G. Whittle Johnston Memorial Award in History. Simon, a native of Roanoke, Ind., received a plaque, recognition at the Honors Convocation on February 13, and a cash award of $1000.
The award, which is in its second year, is given to a junior or senior history major who submits the most outstanding work or original scholarship to the History Department faculty during the fall semester. The recipient is then chosen by the department faculty. Simon’s winning entry was entitled, “The Lessons of Lochner: How Lochner v. New York Changed Constitutional Interpretation.”
A Huntington College alumnus established the S.G. Whittle Johnston Memorial Award in memory of a graduate school mentor who has since passed away. The donor wishes to encourage upper level history students in the study of history.
Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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