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:
Emily Strickland ’25, My Mother’s Books: An Exploration of Heritage through Reading
Sandra Howard, MA in Cultural Preservation ’24, Dreamers in Harlem: Works Related to Harlem Renaissance Figures
Uyen Nguyen ’22, Losing, Finding, and Returning Home: Sense of Belonging
Reese Finnigan ’25, Reese’s Rock and Roll
Morgan Jackson ’22, The Creative Lives of Bad Feminists