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John Henry Lawton Award

communication department

Dr. John Henry Lawton came to Boston College in 1960 after earning a doctorate in Rhetorical Studies at the University of Iowa. After coaching the Fulton Debating Society to national prominence, Dr. Lawton returned to the faculty and served as chair of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre from 1963 until 1980.

The 2016 winners of the John Henry Lawton Award:

Lily Goode
Anna Link
Brittany Perzia