Texas Tech University

Mary Sue Carlock Award

Best Sophomore Literature Paper

For the best critical essay written in a sophomore English literature class. Nominated by instructors and selected by the Language and Literature Committee. Amount is $100.

Mary Sue Carlock (9/5/08-1/5/98) retired as professor of English at TTU in 1974. She received a B.A. from Southern Methodist University, a M.A. from the University of Texas, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. She was the first woman full professor in the TTU English Department. Dr. Carlock was recognized as an Outstanding Teacher at TTU by the Forum Chapter of the Mortar Board.

She was honored with the gift established by Dr. Phyllis Bridges.