This award was established to recognize an outstanding faculty member who has
exhibited generous and uncommon dedication toward academic excellence and
individual student development, and has far exceeded expectations for this
Given to the student in the School of Music whose dissertation or thesis is judged the most outstanding by the Awards Committee.
This award is named after our own Marcie Richardson, and recognizes the hard work and dedication of a staff employee at the School of Music who has exceeded
expectations this school year.