The Spirit of Discovery award was established by Dr. and Mrs. Lew Vadheim of Miles City in 2013, in recognition of faculty who have demonstrated outstanding mentorship of students in the Honors College.  Their son, Bryan, is MSU’s first Marshall Scholar.

Dr. Lee and the Vadheims at an MSU Cats football game.

Dr. Lee with Dr. and Mrs. Vadheim.

Past recipients:

2021 - Prof. Paul Waldum2021 - Dr. Logan Schultz2021 - Dr. Joseph Menicucci2021 - Dr. Tomas Gedeon2020 - Dr. Wendy Stock2020 - Dr. Ron June2020 - Dr. Robert Rydell2019 - Dr. Stephanie McCalla2018 - Prof. Douglas Fischer2018 - Dr. Scott Powell2018 - Dr. Tony Hartshorn2017 - Dr. Blake Wiedenheft2016 - Dr. Brian Bothner2015 - Dr. Abigail Richards2015 - Dr. Ann Bertagnolli

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