[Applestein-Sweren Contest] Congratulations to our 2022 winners!

The Applestein-Sweren Prize is funded by a generous endowment established by Betty Applestein Sweren ’52 and Dr. Edgar Sweren in 2012. Prizes are awarded to Goucher students who present thoughtfully constructed personal collections of books and related ephemera.

Congratulations to our 2022 winner of the Applestein-Sweren Book Collecting Prize from Goucher College.  More information about the contest: https://www.goucher.edu/library/about-the-library/library-prizes-and-awards/applestein-sweren-book-collecting-prize/

2022 Winners and collection:

First Place
Emily Strickland ’25, My Mother’s Books: An Exploration of Heritage through Reading

Second Place
Sandra Howard, MA in Cultural Preservation ’24, Dreamers in Harlem: Works Related to Harlem Renaissance Figures

Third Place
Uyen Nguyen ’22, Losing, Finding, and Returning Home: Sense of Belonging

Honorable Mention
Reese Finnigan ’25, Reese’s Rock and Roll

Honorable Mention
Morgan Jackson ’22, The Creative Lives of Bad Feminists