The Lynch Pendergast Medal
for the best essay on any topic in English literature (2,500 to 4,000 words)
Mohsin Taseer Siddiqui, 2002
"The Tree of Charity in Piers Plowman"
The Ora Mary Pelham Poetry Prize
for the most outstanding poem or group of poems
Meryl Eileen Bailey, 2002
Honorable Mentions: Colleen O'Halloran, Katharine Seitz
The Quicksall Medal
for the best essay on Shakespearean drama
"'Little Seeming Substance': Coriolanus, Lear, and the Illusion of Subject"
The Bernard M. Wagner Medal
for excellence in writing in any genre except drama (fiction, nonfiction and poetry)
Andrew J. Wilson
"Washington Goes to Mr. Smith"
Honorable Mention: Jacqueline Novak