The Porter Astronomy Prize was established by the late Eleazer Porter of Hadley, and is awarded for proficiency in first year astronomy.

Prize determined by the Astronomy Department.

2015-16: Micaela Ednie ’18—$1,027
2014-15: Allison Watson ’18—$992
2013-14: Nicolette Rene Miranda ’16—$464; Hutomo Jayaadmaja Limanto ’17—$464
2012-13: Betty Yuan Hsu ’15E—$895
2011-12: John Kevin Riggins Jr. ’12—$825
2010-11: William Christopher Ruhm ’14—$825
2009-10: Colin Samuel Slaby ’13—$866
2008-09: Yordanka Aleksandrova Kovacheva ’12—$795
2007-2008: John Liden Neff ’09—$787
2006-2007: John Austin Vincent Yim ’06—$668 & Todd Marshall Schell ’09
2005-2006: No award
2004-2005: Virginia Chidsey Hulick ’06—$540
2003-04: Joseph Pendergast Vladeck ’06—$500
2002-03: Shivang Satish Shah ’03—$470
2001-02: Margaret Ann McKeon ’05—$128; Ngoc My Trang ’05—$128; Brian Jaakko Finnbjorn Lyons ’05—$128
2000-01: Isuru Malaka Seneviratne ’04—$343; Young May Cha ’04—$343
1999-00: Megan Christine Lau ’03—$170; Andrew Wilkin Foss ’03—$170
1998-99: Elon Benjamen Slutsky ’02—$320
1997-98: No award
1996-97: Julia Elizabeth Sable ’02—$320
1995-96: No award
1994-95: Amanda Elizabeth Birmingham ’97—$280
1993-94: Juan Miguel Burwell ’97—$260
1992-93: Jesse Boardman Bump ’94—$290
1991-92: Catherine Annette Miller ’94—$280
1990-91: Christopher Harton Perry ’92—$280
1989-90: Adam Somers Trotter ’93—$260
1988-89: No award
1987-88: Michael Wright Berry ’91—$220
1986-87: No award
1985-86: No award
1984-85: Fred Castellano ’88—$162
1983-84: Laurent Paul Lelloch ’87—$65; James David Fahn ’87—$65
1982-83: Dmitry Svetlov ’86—$220
1981-82: Michael Joseph Sernyak ’83—$36.67; Andrew Way Kendall ’83—$36.66
1980-81: Richard Alexander Jacoby ’82—$95
1979-80: David Alban Stevenson ’83—$22.50; Michael Joseph Serynak ’83—$22.50; Karl Clifford Golnik ’82—$22.50
1978-79: Johanna Lee Eisenberger ’81—$80
1977-78: Clifford Marc Hurvich ’80—$40; Cornelius Arthur Paul Sullivan ’79—$40
1976-77: Thomas Ashton Rago ’79—$70
1975-76: Charles McAlister Marshall, Jr. ’78—$75
1974-75: Steven Jonathan Rosenwasser ’76—$75
1973-74: Michael Baruch Delfiner ’77—$80
1972-73: Kevin Hays Baines ’76—$80
1971-72: Roland Baker Stoughton ’75—$80
1970-71: Frederick William Schneider ’73—$80
1969-70: David John Helfand ’72—$50
1968-69: Dennis John Joseph Zaffetti ’71—$25; Roger Wilmot Turton ’71—$25
1967-68: No award
1966-67: David Edwin Altschul ’69—$50
1965-66: Jeffrey Dorrington Fisher ’69—$50
1964-65: Marc Damashek ’68—$45
1963-64: Douglas Murray MacDonald ’66—$45
1962-63: Jeffrey Alan Hoffman ’66—$45
1961-62: Gary Scott Benson ’64—$45
1960-61: George Edward Peterson ’63—$35
1959-60: Sidney Bailey Parsons 62—$35