Kizzy Albritton accepts her award with Dean Paul Alberto and CPS Chair Brian Dew

Counseling and Psychological Services Awards

Chet W. Harris Scholarship

Presented to doctoral students in recognition of teaching, mentoring and modeling with care and compassion. The recipients of this award will each receive a $400 scholarship.

Onurkan Guvensel
Sarah E. Kiperman

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

Presented to a doctoral student in recognition of academic performance, service to the department and professional promise.

Stacey McElroy

Karen Lopp Memorial Scholarship

In recognition of a commitment to multicultural issues and social injustice through advocacy and service. The recipient of this award will receive a $500 scholarship.

Kerrian Baker

Outstanding Mental Health Counseling Student Award

Presented to master’s students in the Mental Health Counseling program in recognition of leadership, service, advocacy, scholarship and mentorship.

Ramona Grad
Sara Karaga

Outstanding Rehabilitation Counseling Student Award

Presented to a master’s student in the Rehabilitation Counseling program in recognition of a strong commitment to the profession and advocating for people with disabilities.

Courtney Brennaman

Outstanding School Counseling Student Award

Presented to a master’s student in the School Counseling program in recognition of initiative, leadership, advocacy and service to the school counseling profession and program.

Monica Garcia

Outstanding School Psychology Student Award

Presented to a master’s student in the School Psychology program in recognition of initiative, leadership, advocacy and service to the school psychology profession and program.

Sallie Griffin

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

Presented to doctoral students in recognition of outstanding scholarship.

Kizzy Albritton
Dissertation Title: Consultation with Performance Feedback to Increase Phonological Awareness Skills in Preschoolers At-Risk of Later Reading Failure

Caroline O’Hara
Dissertation Title: The Relationships among the Experiences of Racial Microaggressions in Supervision, Traumatic Experiences, and the Supervisory Working Alliance in Professional Counselors and Counselors-in-Training