Ted Richthofen was awarded the Spring 2019 President's Award and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelors in History from Metropolitan State University of Denver. His honors thesis dealt heavily with the intersections of class and gender during alcohol prohibition in Colorado. Additionally, as an undergraduate student, he served as the vice president/president of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honors Society. Through this organization he was awarded a graduate scholarship and presented research at a conference in New Orleans. He received the Best Undergraduate Essay prize for the 2019 Colorado Emerging Historians awards, and his article on prohibition was featured in the Winter 2019/20 Colorado Heritage magazine. Currently, he is pursuing graduate degrees in American Studies at the University of Tübingen in Germany, and continues to write about his favorite time, the Roaring Twenties!