Paul Alberto, Kinzah Ali, and Laura Fredrick pose for a photo on Honors Day

Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders Awards

Cynthia Kuhlman and Wayne Sengstock Scholarship

Presented to a student majoring in special education in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Christopher Perry

Nicholas R. Castricone Memorial Fund

Given to a student in special education for genuine caring and involvement with individuals with an intellectual disability that demonstrates an exceptional level of commitment. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

Connie Ekenwa

Marie C. Keel Award

In honor of the late Dr. Marie C. Keel, associate professor in the former Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, and presented to an individual for excellence in supervision or mentoring of a student majoring in educational psychology or special education.

Barbara Rucker-Lott

Glenn A. Vergason Scholarship for Special Education

For advanced study in special education. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

Kinzah Ali

Outstanding Doctoral Student in Educational Psychology

In recognition of outstanding scholarship, teaching and/or service in the educational psychology doctoral degree program.

Merrin Oliver

Outstanding Doctoral Student in Special Education

In recognition of outstanding scholarship, teaching and/or service in the special education doctoral degree program.

Brandis Ansley

Outstanding Clinician in Communication Sciences and Disorders

For excellence and creativity in clinical skills in communication sciences and disorders.

Katherine Taylor Johnson

Outstanding Master’s Student in Communication Sciences and Disorders

In recognition of outstanding scholarship and service in the communication sciences and disorders master’s degree program.

Erin Kelly

Outstanding Master’s Student in Special Education

In recognition of outstanding scholarship and service in the special education master’s degree program.

Mary Elizabeth Lewis

Outstanding Master’s Thesis in Educational Psychology

In recognition of a master’s thesis of especially high quality and potential impact in the field of educational psychology.

Amani Talwar

Outstanding Professional Service in Educational Psychology

Given to a student in educational psychology in recognition of outstanding service to the profession.

Dina Schwam