Skip to main content

The Showker Prize

The Showker Prize is a $5,000 cash prize offered by the Zane D. Showker Institute for Responsible Leadership, whose mission is to provide Bridgewater College students with opportunities that develop the skills needed to make them outstanding and responsible leaders, on and off campus.

The Showker Prize is awarded to an interdisciplinary team of Bridgewater College students who, using their expertise, creativity and passions, provide a solution to a difficult problem.

2019 Showker Prize Documents

The 2018 Showker Prize Finalists

Each of the teams that reached the final Reveal created a website to showcase their solutions. Below is a list of the websites for the finalists who presented at the 2018 Showker Prize Reveal.

  1. Stress Repellent
  2. How to Harrisonburg

The 2018 Showker Prize Winners

We’re pleased to announce that on April 14, 2018, a panel of distinguished judges awarded the 2018 Showker Prize to WASTE WATCHERS. Congratulations to team leader Sabrina Volponi and team members Melanie Hux, Luke Morgan, Jack Gieseler, and Alicia Pritchett for your exemplary work!

Past Winners Winners

2017 – The Stigma Ends Now. Dylan Patrick Shannon (team leader), Melanie Ann Hux, Luke Charles Morgan, Alicia Teaford Pritchett and Sabrina Nicole Volponi.

Past Participants


Questions? Contact Us!

Dr. Randy Young
Director of the Zane D. Showker Institute for Responsible Leadership