Student Achievement Awards

The Myhrman / Swett Award

Awarded to Graduating Sociology Majors for the theses deemed most outstanding by the faculty members of the Department of Sociology. Established by Richard Swett in honor of his parents, Robert B. Swett, Class of 1933, and Muriel Beckman Swett, Class of 1930; his aunt, Mildred Beckman Myhrman, Class of 1930; and his uncle, Anders Myhrman.

Sawyer F. Sylvester Award

Awarded annually by Bates College Department of Sociology for outstanding crime and law paper.