Post date: September 7, 2000
Harvard Law School has awarded the Joshua Montgomery Sears, Jr. prize to four students for academic achievement. The prizes are awarded annually, one to each of the two students receiving the highest averages in the work of the first year, and one to each of the two students receiving the highest averages in the work of the second year.
Class of 2002 members Joshua Feltman of Park Ridge, New Jersey and Steven Lehotsky of Carlisle, Massachusetts were the first year-recipients while Class of 2001 John O’Quinn of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina and Elizabeth Saylor of Atlanta, Georgia were the second-year recipients.
The School established the Sears Prize in 1912 with support from Sarah C. Sears in memory of her son, Joshua Montgomery Sears, Jr., Class of 1904.