Stacy Marris, the daughter of Karin and Richard Marris of Erieville, was named the recipient of The Dwight N. Lindley Prize at Hamilton College's annual Convocation, held on Aug. 25.
The Dwight N. Lindley Prize, established in honor of Dwight N. Lindley, Class of 1942 and a professor of English at Hamilton from 1952 to 1986, provides an award for the best essay written during the academic year in English 150 or an entry-level course in English-language literature.
Marris, a sophomore at Hamilton, is a graduate of Cazenovia Central High School.
Hamilton College is a highly selective residential college offering a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. Students are challenged to think, write and speak critically, creatively and analytically, so that upon graduation they may distinguish themselves in both their professions and their communities.