Graduate Student Scholarship Recipients

The Graduate Student Scholarship recognizes master’s and doctoral students in communication sciences and disorders who demonstrate academic achievement and promise. Four endowed scholarships give special priority to disabled, international, minority, and National Student Speech Language Hearing Association member students.

2019

Awarded $5,000 each

Rocio Alvarez
Rocio Alvarez
MS Candidate
Saint Xavier University
Speech-Language Pathology
Megan Clare Bartoshuk
Megan Clare Bartoshuk
AuD Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Audiology
Maria Elana Bonvissuto
Maria Elana Bonvissuto
AuD Candidate
University of Akron
Audiology
Amanda Renee Carver
Amanda Renee Carver
MS Candidate
University of Oregon
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Grace McKinnon Cutchin
Grace McKinnon Cutchin
MS Candidate
Auburn University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Courtney M. Green
Courtney M. Green
MA Candidate
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Speech-Language Pathology
Ashley R. Grohmann
Ashley R. Grohmann
MS Candidate
East Tennessee State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Bryant Davis Hatch
Bryant Davis Hatch
MA Candidate
George Washington University
Speech-Language Pathology
Cara Anne Imbalzano
Cara Anne Imbalzano
MS Candidate
Misericordia University
Speech-Language Pathology
Linna Jingyu Jin
Linna Jingyu Jin
PhD Candidate
University of Washington
Rehabilitation Science
Daniela Kite
Daniela Kite
AuD Candidate
San Diego State University
Audiology
Jennifer Elise Markfeld
Jennifer Elise Markfeld
MS Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Speech-Language Pathology
Cailin Brooke Michael
Cailin Brooke Michael
MA Candidate
Ohio University
Speech-Language Pathology
Emily Larkin Morrow
Emily Larkin Morrow
PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Tinotenda Chiedza Mupambo
Tinotenda Chiedza Mupambo
MS Candidate
East Tennessee State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Surani G. Nakkawita
Surani G. Nakkawita
PhD Candidate
Louisiana State University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Brenna Nelson
Brenna Nelson
MS Candidate
Brigham Young University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Muchinka Mbewe Peele
Muchinka Mbewe Peele
PhD Candidate
Texas Woman's University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Paul Blanton Rice
Paul Blanton Rice
MS Candidate
East Tennessee State University
Speech-Language Pathology
David M. Sanchez
David M. Sanchez
MS Candidate
University of Washington
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Roxanne K. Segina
Roxanne K. Segina
MS Candidate
Boston University
Speech-Language Pathology
Erika S. Squires
Erika S. Squires
PhD Candidate
Wayne State University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Austin R. Thompson
Austin R. Thompson
PhD Candidate
Louisiana State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Bryan M. Wong
Bryan M. Wong
AuD/PhD Candidate
University of Arizona
Audiology

2018

Awarded $5,000 each

Diana L. Abarca
Diana L. Abarca
MA Candidate
University of Central Florida
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Henry Angulo
Henry Angulo
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Sofia Benson-Goldberg
Sofia Benson-Goldberg
PhD Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Frances Bueno
Frances Bueno
MS Candidate
University of Washington
Speech-Language Pathology
Courtney R. Claxton
Courtney R. Claxton
MS Candidate
University of Central Missouri
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Tarynn Nicoal Clune
Tarynn Nicoal Clune
MS Candidate
Bowling Green State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Philip Robert Curtis
Philip Robert Curtis
PhD Candidate
Northwestern University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Celeste Marie DiLauro
Celeste Marie DiLauro
MS Candidate
Columbia University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Manaswita Dutta
Manaswita Dutta
PhD Candidate
Indiana University
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Allison Marie Flanigan
Allison Marie Flanigan
MA Candidate
University of Cincinnati
Speech-Language Pathology
Jennifer H. Fortin
Jennifer H. Fortin
MS Candidate
Nazareth College
Speech-Language Pathology
Valeria Sofia Garcia
Valeria Sofia Garcia
MA Candidate
San Diego State University
Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences
Thorfun Gehebe
Thorfun Gehebe
PhD Candidate
City University of New York
Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences
Jesse D. Hoffmeister
Jesse D. Hoffmeister
PhD Candidate
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Hannah R. Jones
Hannah R. Jones
MS Candidate
University of Arizona
Speech-Language Pathology
David Michael Kessler
David Michael Kessler
AuD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Audiology
Benjamin Kost
Benjamin Kost
MA Candidate
University of Iowa
Speech-Language Pathology
Jenna Claire Lesser
Jenna Claire Lesser
MS Candidate
Rush University
Speech-Language Pathology
Yureli Anai Lopez
Yureli Anai Lopez
MA Candidate
San Diego State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Chitrali Ramakant Mamlekar
Chitrali Ramakant Mamlekar
PhD Candidate
University of Cincinnati
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Sara Misurelli
Sara Misurelli
AuD Candidate
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Audiology
Richard (RJ) Risueño
Richard (RJ) Risueño
MS Candidate
Arizona State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Jasmine A. Weinman
Jasmine A. Weinman
MS Candidate
New York Medical College
Speech-Language Pathology

2017

Awarded $5,000 each

Niloofar Akhavan
Niloofar Akhavan
PhD Candidate
San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego
Language and Communicative Disorders
Kristina N. Bustamante
Kristina N. Bustamante
PhD Candidate
Florida State University
Speech-Language Science
Jade K. Clark
Jade K. Clark
MA Candidate
University of Cincinnati
Speech-Language Pathology
Bridget K. Coologhan
Bridget K. Coologhan
MA Candidate
Ohio University
Speech-Language Pathology
Maricela Cortes
Maricela Cortes
MS Candidate
California State University, Sacramento
Speech-Language Science
Logan G. Faust
Logan G. Faust
AuD Candidate
James Madison University
Audiology
Elizabeth A. Ingrassia
Elizabeth A. Ingrassia
MS Candidate
Columbia University
Speech-Language Pathology
Bradley M. Kimbel
Bradley M. Kimbel
MS Candidate
University of Louisville
Speech-Language Pathology
Renee E. King
Renee E. King
PhD Candidate
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kami L. Kubler
Kami L. Kubler
MS Candidate
James Madison University
Speech-Language Pathology
Vidisha G. Mohad
Vidisha G. Mohad
PhD Candidate
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Carolyn A. Nguyen
Carolyn A. Nguyen
MA Candidate
University of Florida
Speech-Language Pathology
Rebecca A. Skakal
Rebecca A. Skakal
MS Candidate
Marywood University
Speech-Language Pathology
Corinne P. Streicher
Corinne P. Streicher
MA Candidate
Michigan State University
Speech-Language Pathology
Pumpki Lei Su
Pumpki Lei Su
MS/PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Interdisciplinary Studies in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities/Speech and Hearing Sciences
Yihsin Tai
Yihsin Tai
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Speech and Hearing Sciences
Emily C. Thompson
Emily C. Thompson
AuD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Audiology
VaRysa C. Williams
VaRysa C. Williams
MS Candidate
Gallaudet University
Speech-Language Pathology
Mary Claire Wofford
Mary Claire Wofford
PhD Candidate
Florida State University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Loris Yoon
Loris Yoon
MA Candidate
Eastern Michigan University
Speech-Language Pathology

2016

Awarded $5,000 each

Lauren S. Baron
Lauren S. Baron
PhD Candidate
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Rehabilitation Sciences
Maria A. Binger
Maria A. Binger
MA Candidate
University of Maryland
Speech-Language Pathology
Rachael E. Campbell
Rachael E. Campbell
MS Candidate
Boston University
Speech-Language Pathology
Kimberly R. Dahar
Kimberly R. Dahar
AuD Candidate
University at Buffalo
Audiology
An T. Dinh
An T. Dinh
PhD Candidate
Ohio University
Speech-Language Science
Jacqueline L. Fisher
Jacqueline L. Fisher
MA Candidate
Case Western Reserve University
Speech-Language Pathology
Teresa M. Girolamo
Teresa M. Girolamo
PhD Candidate
University of Kansas
Child Language
Svenja Gusewski
Svenja Gusewski
MS/PhD Candidate
University of Texas at Dallas
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech-Language Science
Rachel Hoge
Rachel Hoge
PhD Candidate
Florida State University
Speech-Language Science
Angela W. Hovey
Angela W. Hovey
MA Candidate
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Speech-Language Pathology
Brittany N. Krekeler
Brittany N. Krekeler
PhD Candidate
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Speech-Language Science
Jacob D. McKinley
Jacob D. McKinley
MS Candidate
University of Missouri
Speech-Language Pathology
Adetutu A. Ogundare
Adetutu A. Ogundare
ClinSciD Candidate
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Speech-Language Pathology
Matthew W. Richardson
Matthew W. Richardson
MS Candidate
Northern Arizona University
Speech-Language Pathology
Emily K. Runnoe
Emily K. Runnoe
MS Candidate
Marquette University
Speech-Language Pathology
Martha H. Sherrill
Martha H. Sherrill
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Speech-Language Science
Alexandra K. Simeur
Alexandra K. Simeur
MS Candidate
Northwestern University
Speech-Language Pathology
Anna Tendera
Anna Tendera
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Speech–Language Science
Caroline M. Traub
Caroline M. Traub
MS Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speech-Language Pathology
Maja E. Whitaker
Maja E. Whitaker
MA Candidate
Marquette University
Speech-Language Pathology

2015

Awarded $5,000 each

Ali Barikroo
Ali Barikroo
PhD Candidate
University of Florida
Speech-Language Science
Susie Barroso-Walker
Susie Barroso-Walker
MS Candidate
Columbia University
Speech-Language Pathology
Lauren N. Beckett
Lauren N. Beckett
MS Candidate
University of Utah
Speech-Language Pathology
Carlos R. Benitez-Barrera
Carlos R. Benitez-Barrera
PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Hearing Science
Sarah L. Camera
Sarah L. Camera
AuD Candidate
University of Connecticut
Audiology
Katherine R. Cavaliere
Katherine R. Cavaliere
MA Candidate
University of Colorado, Boulder
Speech-Language Pathology
Laura R. Chapman
Laura R. Chapman
PhD Candidate
Ohio University
Speech-Language Science
Lauren M. Charles
Lauren M. Charles
AuD Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Audiology
Natalie V. Covington
Natalie V. Covington
PhD Candidate
University of Iowa
Speech-Language Science
Hannah Rose Cuviello
Hannah Rose Cuviello
MA Candidate
University of Colorado, Boulder
Speech-Language Pathology
Davetrina Seles Gadson
Davetrina Seles Gadson
PhD Candidate
University of Georgia
Speech-Language Science
Karen L. Gallagher
Karen L. Gallagher
PhD Candidate
Arizona State University
Speech Language Science
Hope L. Gerlach
Hope L. Gerlach
PhD Candidate
University of Iowa
Speech-Language Science
Megan-Brette Hamilton
Megan-Brette Hamilton
PhD Candidate
University of Illinois
Speech-Language Science
Tyson G. Harmon
Tyson G. Harmon
PhD Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speech-Language Science
Hedieh Hashemi Hosseinabad
Hedieh Hashemi Hosseinabad
PhD Candidate
University of Cincinnati
Speech-Language Science
Crystal J. Hough
Crystal J. Hough
MS Candidate
University of North Texas
Speech-Language Pathology
Jackie Sihyun Kim
Jackie Sihyun Kim
MS Candidate
Columbia University
Speech-Language Pathology
Rouzana Komesidou
Rouzana Komesidou
PhD Candidate
University of Kansas
Speech-Language Science
Giau N. Le
Giau N. Le
AuD Candidate
University of Arizona
Audiology
Wendy Liang
Wendy Liang
MS Candidate
New York University
Speech-Language Pathology
Rosemary J. McKnight
Rosemary J. McKnight
MA Candidate
University of Colorado, Boulder
Speech-Language Pathology
Bijoyaa Mohapatra
Bijoyaa Mohapatra
PhD Candidate
University of Georgia
Speech-Language Science
Gemma Moya-Gale
Gemma Moya-Gale
PhD Candidate
Columbia University
Speech-Language Science
Kevin M. Pasternak
Kevin M. Pasternak
MS Candidate
Emerson College
Speech-Language Pathology
Sharon S. Tang
Sharon S. Tang
PhD Candidate
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Speech-Language Science
Milon M. Volk
Milon M. Volk
MA Candidate
University of Cincinnati
Speech-Language Pathology

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