Awarded to an outstanding student in the area of elementary social studies. Established through gifts in memory of Dr. Smith (MA '54/PhD '56).

More about Lloyd Smith

Lloyd Smith began his career as an elementary teacher and a laboratory school supervisor. A professor at The University of Iowa for 37 years, he taught elementary education courses with a specialization in social studies and also was one of the initiators of the special education program here. He served on the Solon Community School Board for a number of years. An able advisor to many undergraduate and graduate students, he retired in 1991.  He died in November 1996.

Recent recipients

  • 2017 - Brynn Schwab
  • 2016 - Coryn Van Beek
  • 2015 - Lauren Gesing
  • 2014 - Karly Schultz
  • 2013 - Tracy Howatt
  • 2012 - Kayla Otero
  • 2011 - Katie Medvec
  • 2010 - Katie Medvec
  • 2009 - Lydia Ertz
  • 2008 - Rachel J. Broich
  • 2007 - Ginny Tomas