Student Awards

The Psychology Department has honored the following students in the recent past:

Professor Jacque Carlson and Cari Drolet at 2012 Commencement.
Professor Jacque Carlson (left) and Cari Drolet at 2012 Commencement.

Spring 2012

  • Cari Drolet was this year's winners of the Heston Award, given to the outstanding psychology senior.

  • Ryan Walker and Cari Drolet were named co-winners of the David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Excellence in Research in Psychology.

  • Katlyn Foster won the Kirsten Metalonis Memorial Scholarship (given in memory of Kirsten, who died shortly before she was to graduate in 1999).

  • Zachary Kribs was awarded the Kirsten Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship.

  • In addition, the Neuroscience program awarded Emily Stephens the Ned Garvin Prize for Neuroscience, and the Human Services program awarded Lauren Berardo the Excellence in Human Services Award.

  • In addition, Jacque Carlson was named the College's Students' Choice Professor of the Year!

Spring 2011

  • Erica Ahlich won the Heston Award, given to the outstanding psychology senior.

  • Anthony McCoy and Erica Ahlich were named as co-winners of the David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Excellence in Research in Psychology.

  • Katie Pickworth won the Kirsten Metalonis Memorial Scholarship (given in memory of Kirsten, who died shortly before she was to graduate in 1999).

  • Cari Drolet was awarded the Kirsten Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship.

In addition, the Neuroscience program awarded Anthony McCoy the Ned Garvin Prize for Neuroscience, and the Human Services program awarded Emily Comella the Excellence in Human Services Award.

Spring 2010

  • Jackie Rollin was the winner of the Heston Award, given to the outstanding psychology senior.

  • Jackie Rollin also won the David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Excellence in Research in Psychology.

  • Erica Ahlich won the Kirsten Metalonis Memorial Scholarship (given in memory of Kirsten, who died shortly before she was to graduate in 1999).

  • Anthony McCoy was awarded the Kirsten Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship.

In addition, the Neuroscience program awarded Jackie Rollin and Megan Roberts the Ned Garvin Prize for Neuroscience, and the Human Services program awarded Elizabeth Robtoy the Excellence in Human Services Award.

Spring 2009

  • Keith Zabel and Kevin Zabel shared top honors as this year's winners of the Heston Award, given to the outstanding psychology senior.

  • Keith Zabel and Christina Poulin won the David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Excellence in Research in Psychology.

  • Erica Ahlich won the Kirsten Metalonis Memorial Scholarship (given in memory of Kirsten, who died shortly before she was to graduate in 1999).

  • Jackie Rollin was awarded the Kirsten Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship. She will engage in research related to cognitive psychology this summer, and plans to pursue graduate work in cognitive psychology or English.

In addition, the Neuroscience program awarded Dorela Shuboni the Ned Garvin Prize for Neuroscience.

Spring 2008

  • Cindy Cardwell: Joseph C. Heston Award for Outstanding Senior Psychology Major.

  • Nick Bismack: David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Excellence in Research in Psychology.

  • Keith Zabel: Kirsten Metalonis Memorial Scholarship

  • Chrstina Poulin: Kirsten Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship.

Spring 2007

  • Kelly Parsell and Mark Wojda: Joseph C. Heston Award for Outstanding Senior Psychology Major.

  • Megan Anderson: David K. and Patricia B. Hogberg Award for Research Excellence in Psychology.

  • Ruthie Spalding: Kirsten D. Metalonis 1999 Memorial Scholarship.

  • Cindy Cardwell: Kirsten D. Metalonis Summer Research Fellowship.