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

"Remembering Mexico"

Honorable Mentions: Colleen O'Halloran, Katharine Seitz

The Quicksall Medal

for the best essay on Shakespearean drama

Kerry Howley

"'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