The Richard L. Stone '81 Civic Freedom Award

An award and scholarship given annually to the students who make the greatest contribution to promoting the ideals of freedom and Western civilization.

This Year's Awardees

2019

  • Tara Hildabrant 
  • Will Laud
Professor Kraynak, Will Laud, Tara Hildabrant, and Professor Guile
Professor Kraynak, Will Laud, Tara Hildabrant, and Professor Guile

Past Winners

Lucas Cooper, Professor Kraynak, Andrew Derrenbacker
Lucas Cooper, Professor Kraynak, Andrew Derrenbacker

2018

  • Lucas Cooper ’18
  • Andrew Derrenbacker ’18
Michael Hogg, Prof. Robert Kraynak, Caitlin Gilligan
2017: Michael Hogg, Professor Kraynak, Caitlin Gilligan

2017

  • Caitlin Gilligan 17
  • Michael Hogg ’17
Andrew Romeo, Hannah Loiacono, M. Kevin Costello
2016: Andrew Romeo, Hannah Loiacono, M. Kevin Costello

2016

  • M. Kevin Costello ’16
  • Hannah Loiacono ’16
  • Andrew Romeo ’16
Prof. Robert Kraynak & Emily Taft
2015: Professor Kraynak, Emily Taft

2015

  • Emily Taft ’15
David Poortinga, Professor Robert Kraynak and Santina Scarcella
2014: David Poortinga, Professor Kraynak and Santina Scarcella

2014

  • David Poortinga ’14
  • Santina Scarcella ’14
Leigh V. Herzog, Professor Robert Kraynak, and Taylor Hollen
2013: Leigh V. Herzog, Professor Kraynak, and Taylor Hollen

2013

  • Leigh V. Herzog ’13
  • Taylor Hollen ’13
Alan He, Professor Robert Kraynak, and Alexandra Nieto
2012: Alan He, Professor Kraynak, and Alexandra Nieto

2012

  • Alan He ’12
  • Alexandra Nieto ’12
Medvis Jackson (left), Kathleen Hicks, Professor Robert Kraynak, and John Lyon
2011: Medvis Jackson (left), Kathleen Hicks, Professor Kraynak, and John Lyon

2011

  • Kathleen Hicks ’11
  • Medvis Jackson ’11
  • John Lyon ’11
Safwan B. Shabab (left) and Samuel R. Daly
2010: Safwan B. Shabab (left) and Samuel R. Daly

2010

  • Samuel R. Daly ’10
  • Safwan B. Shabab ’10
Olivia Offner pictured with Professor Robert Kraynak
2009: Olivia Offner with Professor Kraynak

2009

  • Olivia Offner ’09
Daniel Fichtler (left) and Jennifer Frey pictured with Professor Robert Kraynak
2008: Daniel Fichtler (left), Professor Kraynak, and Jennifer Frey

2008

  • Daniel Fichtler ’08
  • Jennifer Frey ’08
Anne C. Ameno (left) and Hyun Yoon pictured with Professor Robert Kraynak
2007: Anne C. Ameno (left), Professor Kraynak, and Hyun Yoon

2007

  • Anne C. Ameno ’07
  • Hyun Yoon ’07
Jeffrey Galletly and Nicholas Brown pictured with Professor Robert Kraynak
2006: Jeffrey Galletly, Professor Kraynak, and Nicholas Brown

2006

  • Jeffrey Galletly ’06
  • Nicholas Brown ’06