Previous Award Winners

The Friar of the Year is given annually to a member of Friars who has contributed greatly to the University, community, or nation.

2015   Andrew “Drew” F. Crockett ’05
2014   William Constantine ’66



The Faculty Award is given annually to an outstanding Penn faculty member in recognition of not only their area of expertise, but their extraordinary compassion for teaching and relationships with students.

Named in honor of Friar Peter K. Riley ’59, a great athlete taken from us too soon, this annual award is given to the most outstanding Penn male athlete in the freshman class.     * Denotes those who eventually became a Friar

The Elizabeth R. Burdick Award was established in 1974 and is named for this beloved associate Professor of Physical Education. This award is given annually to the outstanding female athlete, usually a freshmen or sophomore.

* denotes those who eventually became a Friar