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Category: Williamson Prize

Oliveira wins 2020 Williamson Prize

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Cassia Oliveira won the 2020 Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The Williamson Prize is awarded annually to a Lyon faculty member whose accomplishments as a teacher and a scholar, personal character and service to church and community make him or her deserving of such an honor. Nominations are solicited from faculty and students, and a Williamson Prize Selection Committee recommends a recipient to the Board of Trustees for its approval at... Read More
at Friday, May 15, 2020

Williamson family gives $25,000 gift to annual faculty prize

Jim and Carole Williamson have made a $25,000 gift to the Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching, increasing the annual award amount from $2,500 to $3,500. This increase allows the award to now not only benefit the recipient but also Lyon students. The recipient traditionally wins a silver cup and a personal stipend of $2,500. Now, he or she will also receive an additional $1,000 to conduct a creative project or activity with students, in addition to giving the annual... Read More
at Monday, May 11, 2020