Recognizing Excellence: 2017 Awards

The Gary K. Burger Scholarship Award
Given to graduate students in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program. This scholarship is named after
former department chair and I/O faculty member Dr. Gary Burger.
Recipients: Ellen Herrmann & Michael McKenna

The Outstanding Research Award in Behavioral Neuroscience
Given to a graduate student in the Behavioral Neuroscience Program for research excellence.
Recipient: Jacob Huffman

The Lewis J. Sherman Memorial Scholarship Award
Given to graduate students in the Clinical Program for academic excellence.
Recipients: Sara Kern & Tessa Vuper

The Jayne E. Stake Clinical Training Award
Given to a graduate student in the Clinical Program with the most outstanding evidence for growth as a developing clinician.
Recipient: Marin Beagley

The Kathy Van Dyke Graduate Scholarship Award
Given to a graduate student who has shown excellence in the Psychological Sciences.
Recipient: Jacob Huffman

Psychological Sciences Graduate Instructor Award
Given to a graduate instructor for outstanding contributions to the academic achievement of undergraduate students.
Recipient: Zachary Petzel

Psychological Sciences Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Given to a graduate teaching assistant for outstanding contributions to instruction in psychology courses.
Recipient: Alicia Ako-Brew

The John J. Boswell Psi Chi Scholarship Award
Given to Psi Chi members. This scholarship is named after former faculty member and Psi Chi faculty advisor Dr. John Boswell.
Recipient: Stephanie Faulkingham

The Kathy Van Dyke Undergraduate Scholarship Award
Given to an outstanding undergraduate psychology major. This scholarship is named after Kathy Van Dyke, UMSL graduate and former president of the
Psychology Chapter of the University's Alumni Association.
Recipient: Courtney Jones