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The Military College of South Carolina

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GSJ Awards

trophy for GSJ best paper submissions

GSJ Best Overall Paper

Award Recipients

  • 2017:  Monica Paulk, Class of 2017, "A Journey:  From Being Muslims  in China to Becoming Chinese Muslims."
  • 2016: Matthew Scalise, Class of 2016, "Homosexuality and Religion: Can Jewish and Christian Dogma Reconcile the Actions of the LGBT Community?"
  • 2015: McKenzie Pepper, Class of 2015, "Women in Tanakh."
  • 2014: Jane Ma, Class of 2015, "From Satanic to Sublime: Marlowe's Faustus and Milton's Satan as Protypes of the Romantic Hero."
  • 2013: Thomas A. Gorman, Jr., MBA Graduate Student, "Capitalism: If History Has Taught U.S. Anything..."
  • 2012: Robert P. Keener, III, Class of 2014, "Dark Themes In 'A Clean, Well-Lighted Place."
  • 2011: Devon C. Smith, Class of 2012, "The Method Behind His Madness."


trophy for GSJ best undergraduate paper submissions

GSJ Best Undergraduate

Paper Award Recipients


  • 2017: Todd Truesdale, Class of 2018, "Extractive Institutions and the Arab Spring." 
  • 2016: John Hope, Class of 2016, "Progressive and Conservative Understandings of the American Political Tradition."
  • 2015: Erik Usher, Class of 2015, "Perceived Risk of Developing Cardiovascular Disease Among African Americans."
  • 2014: Sarah Katchen, Class of 2014, "Use of Percoll Gradient for Purifying Mitochondria Preparation in Brassica Olerace with Histone H3 Implications."


trophy for GSJ best oral presentation

GSJ Best Oral Presentation

Award Recipients


  • 2017: John H. Reynolds, Class of 2018, "The Annexation of Crimea: Intelligence Shortcomings and Successes"



GSJ Best Photograph

Award Recipients

  • 2017:  Michael J. Kecken, Class of 2017.
  • 2016: Joseph Federico, Class of 2016.
  • 2015: James McManus, Class of 2016.
  • 2014: Nick Pinelli, Class of 2016.
  • 2013: Ryan J. Boodee, Class of 2014.
  • 2012: Matthew L. Herold, Class of 2012.

Awards for GSJ

  • 2005: Special Merit Award Recipient, Other Magazines Category of The Case District III Advancement Awards Program. Entry included the 2004, 2003, and 2002 GSJ editions.
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