Awards & Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2020 Award Winners! Winners were announced at the Virtual Fall Conference on Oct. 16, 2020.

 

Watch a recording of our Awards Ceremony, which aired live during the 2020 Virtual Conference: 

2020 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • Linda S. Pescatello 2020 Doctoral Scholarship: Robert T. Marcotte, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2020 Masters Scholarship: Ciara Manning, University of Connecticut

  • Robert S. Axtell 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship: Zachary Racow, Springfield College

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2020 Minority Scholarship: Joseph A. Gordon III, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Donna Murphy 2020 Service Scholarship: unawarded

  • NEACSM 2020 Honor Award: Samuel Headley, PhD

  • NEACSM 2020 President’s Award: Paul Gallo, PhD

  • NEACSM 2020 New Investigator Award: James W. Whitworth, PhD, Boston University

  • NEACSM 2020 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Andreas T. Himariotis, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

  • NEACSM 2020 Student Investigator Masters Award: Nicole Bajdek Emmons, University of Massachusetts, Boston

  • NEACSM 2020 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Ashley M. Goodwin, Teachers College, Columbia University

  • NEACSM 2020 College Bowl Champion: unawarded due to cancelled in-person event

    • Springfield College (2019 winner) will represent NEACSM at ACSM 2021 National Conference

  • NEACSM 2020 Undergraduate Research Award: Sarah Seron, Smith College

  • NEACSM 2020 Undergraduate Research Award: Christopher Havens, Salem State University

  • NEACSM 2020 President's Cup: Ashley M. Goodwin, Teachers College, Columbia University 

2019 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • Linda S. Pescatello 2019 Doctoral Scholarship: Greg Panza, University of Connecticut

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2019 Masters Scholarship: Colleen Sands, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Robert S. Axtell 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship: Monique Forte, Springfield College

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2019 Minority Scholarship: Robert Marcotte, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Donna Murphy 2019 Service Scholarship: Nicole Batista, Southern Connecticut State University​

  • NEACSM 2019 Honor Award: Douglas Casa, PhD

  • NEACSM 2019 President’s Award: Dain LaRoche, PhD

  • NEACSM 2019 New Investigator Award: Tanya J. Benitez, PhD, Brown University

  • NEACSM 2019 College Bowl Champion: Springfield College

    • Declan Morrissey, Monique Forte, and Harrison Korzenowski

  • NEACSM 2019 Undergraduate Research Award: Kaylyn Stewart, Merrimack College

  • NEACSM 2019 Undergraduate Research Award: Christopher Havens, Salem State University

 

  • NEACSM 2019 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Nicholas Remillard

  • NEACSM 2019 Student Investigator Masters Award: Dina Pitsas

  • NEACSM 2019 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Jay Porter

  • NEACSM 2019 President’s Cup: Michelle Stehman  

2018 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • David N. Camaione 2018 Doctoral Scholarship: Sarah Burkhart, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2018 Masters Scholarship: Christopher Moore, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Robert S. Axtell 2018 Undergraduate Scholarship: Emily Sargent, Central Connecticut State University

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2018 Minority Scholarship: Yasuki Sekiguchi, University of Connecticut

  • Donna Murphy 2018 Service Scholarship: Amanda Zaleski, University of Connecticut​

  • NEACSM 2018 Honor Award: MaryJane de Souza, PhD

  • NEACSM 2018 President’s Award: Jason Melnyk, PhD

  • NEACSM 2018 New Investigator Award: Humin Yan, PhD

  • NEACSM 2018 College Bowl Champion: University of Massachusetts - Amherst

    • Kali Shamaly, Patrycja Bugajska, and Matthew Conlon

  • NEACSM 2018 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Francis Gesel, University of New Hampshire

  • NEACSM 2018 Student Investigator Masters Award: Aurora Foster, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • NEACSM 2018 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Christine St. Laurent, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • NEACSM 2018 President’s Cup: Christine St. Laurent, University of Massachusetts - Amherst  

2017 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • David N. Camaione 2017 Doctoral Scholarship: Brittany Masteller, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2017 Masters Scholarship: Greg Petrucci, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Robert S. Axtell 2017 Undergraduate Scholarship: Mikaela Frechette, University of New Hampshire

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2017 Minority Scholarship: Melanna Cox, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • Donna Murphy 2017 Service Scholarship: Albino Schifino, Central Connecticut State University

  • NEACSM 2017 Undergraduate Research Award: Kara Hecker, University of New England

  • NEACSM 2017 Honor Award: Sean Walsh, PhD

  • NEACSM 2017 President’s Award: Janet Whatley Blum, ScD

  • NEACSM 2017 New Investigator Award: Christie Ward-Ritacco, PhD, University of Rhode Island

  • NEACSM 2017 College Bowl Champion: Central Connecticut State University – Emily Sargent, Taylor Pelletier, Natalia Tamjid

  • NEACSM 2017 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Dhanya Kumar, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • NEACSM 2017 Student Investigator Masters Award: Julia D. Meihm, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • NEACSM 2017 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Sarah Burkart, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

  • NEACSM 2017 President’s Cup: Corinna Serviente, University of Massachusetts - Amherst 

2016 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • David N. Camaione 2016 Doctoral Scholarship: Jocelyn Hafer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2016 Masters Scholarship: Corinna Serviente, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Robert S. Axtell 2016 Undergraduate Scholarship: Stephanie Ostrowski, University of New England

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2016 Minority Scholarship: Brittany Masteller, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

  • Donna Murphy 2016 Service Scholarship: Jonathan Petrocelli, Central Connecticut State University

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Undergraduate Research Award: Albino Schifino, Central Connecticut State University

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Undergraduate Research Award: Stephanie Ostrowski, University of New England

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Undergraduate Research Award: Gabriella Narowska, Quinnipiac University

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Honor Award: Jaci Van Heest, PhD

 

  • NEACSM 2016 President’s Award: Melissa Roti, PhD

  • NEACSM 2016 New Investigator Award: Garret Ash, Ph.D., Yale University

 

  • NEACSM 2016 College Bowl Champion: University of Massachusetts, Boston – Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Tri Vo, Lindsay Breidel

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Albino Schifino, Central Connecticut State University

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Student Investigator Masters Award: Erica Castro, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

  • NEACSM 2016 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Andrea Duran, Columbia University Medical Center

 

  • NEACSM 2016 President’s Cup: Katherine Hayes, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2015 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • David N. Camaione 2015 Doctoral Scholarship: Katherine LaBarbera, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Mark Connolly Memorial 2015 Masters Scholarship: Sarah Burkart, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Robert S. Axtell 2015 Undergraduate Scholarship: Emily Anne Larson, University of New Hampshire

  • Lawrence E. Armstrong 2015 Minority Scholarship: Yuri Hosokawa, University of Connecticut

 

  • Donna Murphy 2015 Service Scholarship: Christine Greenwood, Central Connecticut State University

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Lexie Basiliere, University of New England

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Kaylee Pobocik, University of New England

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Mallory Morin, University of New England

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Honor Award: William Kraemer, PhD

 

  • NEACSM 2015 President’s Award: Lara Carlson, PhD

  • NEACSM 2015 New Investigator Award: Lindsey K. Lepley, University of Connecticut

 

  • NEACSM 2015 College Bowl Champion: Norwalk Community College

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Student Investigator Undergraduate Award: Emily Larson, University of New Hampshire

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Student Investigator Masters Award: Erica Hartman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

  • NEACSM 2015 Student Investigator Doctoral Award: Nina Moore, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

  • NEACSM 2015 President’s Cup: Cory Greever, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • DuPont Grant: Allison Derosier, Southern Connecticut State University

Student Scholarship Recipient History: 1986-2014

 

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