Wallace Ray Peppers Award in Performance of African And African-American Literature

This award was established in 1987 in honor of a professor in the Department of Communication. His teaching in the field of African and African-American literature and personal influence and example inspired his students in academic and cultural endeavors. It is given annually to the junior or senior in that department who is judged by a faculty committee to be most outstanding in performance of African and African-American literature.

Ashlei Lauryn Heffernan
2017
Elvin Jarrod James
2016
Karen Ashley Winkfield
2015
Lauren Amber Bullock
2014
Jessica L. Boone
2013
Shani Tené Watson
2012
Kuamel Winston Stewart
2011
Olubunmi Olufunke Fashusi
2010
Alysa Renee Campbell
2009
Crystal Dapheen Essex
2008
Tiffany Nicole Okafor
2007
Quinton Antoine Harper
2006
Tracy D. Walker
2005
Kadarra Nakia Lowe
2004
Katrina Latisha Harper
2003
Thurston Gerard Cherry
2002
Marcus Donté Harvey
2001
Kimberly Joy Gray
1999