A medal etched "winner"

In and out of the classroom, from first-year students to graduating seniors, the BW learning community did noteworthy work in the 2019-20 academic year.

Take a bow: BW celebrates 2019-20 student achievement

May 22, 2020

A medal etched "winner"Each spring, BW honors and celebrates student achievement for the academic year.

Throughout 2019-20, in and out of the classroom, from first-year students to graduating seniors, the BW learning community produced noteworthy work.

While the University wasn't able to applaud most of these accomplishments in person as is customary at the culmination of the spring semester, the following students earned major recognition in a variety of areas from service to leadership, academic scholarship to research, artistic performance to athletic competition.

Click the title of each award to see details, student names, photos and, where noted, video.

Spring "Ovation" Honors & Awards

Presented each spring to recognize student achievement through a variety of scholarships and awards for academics, athletics, service and leadership

The Obie Bender Awards

Presented annually to honor and affirm the contributions of multicultural members of the BW community as well as those who contribute to the overall spirit of inclusion 

Student Life & Leadership Awards

Annual awards to recognize the accomplishments of student leaders, faculty and staff advisers, organizations and programs that have made an impact on the BW community and beyond

The Mill Literary & Art Journal

Student-directed, annual literary publication showcases the creative achievements of student artists and writers

The Dayton C. Miller Honor Society

The pinnacle of BW academic honor society achievement with less than 4% of the undergraduate student body achieving membership 
Accomplished vocal performance major Kailyn Martino '20 was chosen to perform for the BW Conservatory of Music's Virtual 2020 Senior Honors Recital.

Conservatory Senior Honors Celebration TV icon

Annually highlights one outstanding senior honoree from each academic major within the Conservatory

The Milton T. Baldwin Prize

Established in 1859 to recognize the graduate with the highest academic achievement at BW (the University's equivalent of valedictorian)

Honors Program Graduates

Acknowledges graduating seniors who completed BW's rigorous and rewarding Honors Program, a community of scholars dedicated to academic excellence, leadership development and community engagement

2020 Outstanding Seniors TV icon

Recognizes a select group of 10 graduating seniors, chosen for all-around excellence in academics, leadership, service and involvement on campus and in their communities

2020 White Rose Honorees

Honors exceptional female students in memory of Philura Gould Baldwin, granddaughter of BW founder John Baldwin and BW's first librarian

Women for BW logoThe Women for BW Legacy Award TV icon

Building on the nearly 100-year legacy of the BW Women's Club, an annual award to support one outstanding Baldwin Wallace female student

Outstanding Senior Athletes

Presented annually to a deserving male and female senior student-athlete as determined by a vote of BW coaches

Bonnie Raye Scholar Athlete

Presented annually to the senior female student-athlete that has the highest cumulative grade point average in her academic work at the University

Athletics: Clyde Lamb Awards

Presented annually to a male and a female senior student-athlete from each of the Ohio Athletic Conference institutions.  

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Yellow Jacket Awards 

Presented annually to deserving student-athletes in a vote by student-athletes from BW's 23 intercollegiate teams

Congratulations to all!