Each year a portion of the income from this endowed Fund will be allocated to support two annual senior awards, the "Smith Prize(s)," to recognize high-achieving students who have studied Japanese within the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations.

Past Winners

2024

1st prize:  Jeffrey Ma

2nd prize: David Metacarpa

2023

1st prize split between Fiona Guo and Kendall Levine
 
2nd prize: Kai Glashausser

2022

1st prize split between Lucy Carlson and Gwi Park
 
2nd prize split between Olivia Doyle and Rafael Vanin Munoz

2021

1st prize split between Ang Li and Teresa Haberstroh

2nd prize split between Madison Taylor and Maria Moreno

2020

1st prize: Theodore Miles Perez

2nd prize split between Sarah Misaki McDonald and Leslikarina Patino Martinez

2019

1st prize: Allison Lee

2nd prize: Not Awarded 

2018

1st prize split between Emily Ratte and Mashiyat Zaman

2nd prize split between Fawzi Itani and Mei Zhou