Retcon article(covers information that was retroactively changed)
The Kerry Award was an award for Starfleet scientists in the 24th century..
On stardate 40096.2, Alfonse Pacelli earned this award for his research into the positronic field. (TNG-R: "Eye of the Beholder")
An okudagram readout of Pacelli's personnel file, mentioning the Kerry Award was displayed on a viewscreen that Deanna Troi was studying.
In the remastered episode, the award was named the Graf Award
Some of the facts could be called into question since she was involved in a very detailed hallucination when the data was shown.