The Alberta Smith DeVane Religion Award is presented annually to a senior religious studies major whose overall excellence promises outstanding contributions in ministry, medicine, the study of religion, or other service. Mrs. Helen DeVane Carnegie established the award in 1987 in memory of her mother.

Past Winners

  • 2021 Zane K. Alkoor
  • 2020 Dustin Smith
  • 2020 Kathrine MacTurk
  • 2019 Emily Privott
  • 2018 Julia H. Burkley
  • 2017 Kerry Honan
  • 2016 Chris A. Woods
  • 2015 Lillian Claire McCabe
  • 2014 Julia Newman Ellis
  • 2013 Sarah Elizabeth Jordan
  • 2013 John Paul Kuhlman
  • 2012 Kaitlyn M. Curran
  • 2011 Rachel L. Richardson
  • 2010 Kristina Johnson
  • 2009 Carolyn S. Klassen
  • 2008 Anna P. Drake
  • 2008 Alexis (Lexi) L. Hamilton
  • 2007 Elizabeth J. Ireland
  • 2006 Christie Kilby
  • 2005 Andy Heston
  • 2004 Mark Murray
  • 2003 John Foster
  • 2002 Richard Vinson
  • 2001 Cameron Richardson
  • 2000 Liz Clasen
  • 1999 Elizabeth Malphurs
  • 1998 David Jackson
  • 1997 Richard Gregory Padrick
  • 1994 Anne Zirkle
  • 1993 Sarah Sadowski
  • 1991 Molly Graver
  • 1991 Ellen Ott
  • 1990 Virginia Hall
  • 1990 Trina Janiek
  • 1989 Julia Snead McCrorey
  • 1988 Anne Catherine Blue