“The Lafayette Ideal is a well-rounded, educated member of the senior class who adds to a sound academic record, noteworthy participation in college activities and student life, which contribute to the advancement of the College on and off the campus.” — George Wharton Pepper.

The application for the George Wharton Pepper Prize is now open! Members of the Lafayette community are encouraged to nominate a graduating senior for this prestigious award. Any member of the Class of 2024 is welcome to apply.

A cohort of finalists will be selected from a committee of faculty, students, and staff. All voting faculty, full time administrators, and the student body will be invited to vote for the final recipient of the Pepper Prize.

The George Wharton Pepper Prize

Submitted by: Tim Cox