Department prizes awarded at Senior Assembly:
THE CAROL PRIZE IN RUSSIAN
Given by David James Carol, class of 1977, in honor of his parents, Joseph and Roberta Carol, is awarded to the student who has demonstrated the greatest dedication and commitment to Russian.
THE MIKHAIL SCHWEITZER MEMORIAL BOOK AWARD
Established by students, parents and friends in fond memory of Mikhail Schweitzer, a survivor of the Soviet Gulag, author, and custodian at Amherst College (1978-1987), for the annual award of books to the student who, in the judgment of the Russian Department, most shares Misha Schweitzer's love of Russian literature and culture.