Awarded to undergraduate and/or graduate students in the field of elementary education. Established through the estate of Edgar Tanruther (MA '29/PhD '37).

Recent recipients

  • 2017 - Carrie Borchert, Elizabeth Gavin, Sierra Smith
  • 2016 - Melissa Frieberg, Hannah Murrens, Erica Stevenson
  • 2015 - Allison Gattone, Elly Huston
  • 2014 - Kristyn Cochrane, Kenneth Gaskin
  • 2013 - Kristin Wirtz
  • 2012 - Ashley Campbell, Emily Jahn, Rachel Lewinson & Rachel Revelez
  • 2011 - Ann Batenburg, Brynn Hambly & Elizabeth Willmore
  • 2010 - Elizabeth Willmore
  • 2008 - Deanna Stoube