Lori Ann Schwab '95 Prize for Community Service

The Lori Ann Schwab ’95 Prize for Community Service is a $1,500 award given annually by Grinnell College to recognize a senior student's service to the campus and local community during their time here. Although there are no restrictions on the use of the award, the recipient will be strongly encouraged to donate at least $500 to an organization with which they volunteered while at Grinnell. The recipient is announced during the Commencement weekend Baccalaureate program.

The Lori Ann Schwab Memorial Fund recognizes the spirit and memory of Lori Ann Schwab '95 and her commitment to making the world a better place by helping others. Lori died from a tragic illness during a study-abroad program in London. Lori, whose home was in Berkeley, Calif., was an art major and was especially active at the college’s preschool and in women's advocacy.

If you would like more information about the Schwab Prize for Community Service, contact Ashley Schaefer.

Previous Recipients

Alejandra Rodriquez Wheelock (2017)
Ivy Kuhn (2016)
Aamir A. Walton (2015)
Zoe N. Cronin (2014)
Jennifer Peek (2013)
Joseph Hiller (2012)
Hanna Key (2011)
Alyssa Penner (2010)
Erin McBurney (2009)
Sarah Boyer (2008)
Megan Straughan (2007)
Rose Wilson (2006)
Rachel Scheckter (2005)
Jennifer Robinson (2004)
Anne O’Brien (2003)
Ellen Prusinski (2002)

Nicole Nelson (2001)
Lindsay M. Hagy (2000)
Stephanie Lynne Jaros (1999)
Sara Lynn Meinhard (1998)
Rachel Sydney Weiss (1998)
Alice B. Gates (1997)
Brett Reed Hendel (1997)
Kimberly Dawn Bowman (1996)
Sally Ann Campbell (1996)
Molly Beth Campe (1996)
Heather JoAnn Carlson (1996)
Joel Robert Griffith (1996)
Katherine Jahne Kropf (1996)
Jennifer A. Loertscher (1996)
Melissa Noel Muns (1996)
Hollis Virginia Pfitsch (1996)

Schwab Prize for Community Service Nomination Form

We are no longer taking submissions or nominations for the 2018 Lori Ann Schwab ’95 Prize for Community Service.  If you would like to nominate someone for the 2019 Schwab Community Prize, please feel free to submit a form. Thank you. 

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Paige Everly.

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