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W.E. Schultz Award for Excellence in Media Management

Presented in honor of former IWU English professor Dr. W.E. Schultz, who founded the Gamma Upsilon media honorary society and penned the lyrics to "Alma Mater Wesleyan."  Only members of Gamma Upsilon are eligible; there is no application process. Winners are chosen on the basis of nomination by campus media heads, advisers, and Gamma Upsilon officers. One year of media service plus a GPA of 3.0 is required. Previous winners:

2018—Janna Fitzgerald

2017—Yemaya Jennings

2016—Giovanni Solano

2015—Jeff Neukom

2014—Jonas Wightman

2013—Alaina Waterman

2012—Rachel Paturi

2011—Jackie Connelly

2010—Laura Spradlin

2009—Garrett Rapp

2008—Amelia Benner

2007—Rebecca Welzenbach

2006—Ryan McGuire

2005—Erie Martha Roberts

2004—Lindsay Lehr

2003—Samantha Janci

2002—Abby L. Lohr

2001—Michael E. Lombardo

2000—Karin M. McDowell

1999—Paul C. Vranas

1998—Ethan D. Schrum

1997—Michael McMorris

1996—David M. Brown

1995—Amy L. Means

1994—Guy M. Suesuntisook

1993—Ross G. Minion

1992—Robert E. Quillman

1991—Kristina L. Geister

1990—Michael F. Bouma

1989—Eric S. Gardner

Michael Theune - Robert Harrington Endowed Professor of English and Chair of English

Department - English