UWSP School of Health Sciences & Wellness Scholarships 2021

JORDAN ILE recently accepted a position as a pediatric speech-language pathologist at the Achieve Center in Wausau. She enjoys working with the pediatric population, particularly ages birth-early elementary. She attended UWSP during both her undergraduate and graduate careers. She served as an officer for the Miles of Smiles Club and NSSLHA and a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Portage County. She looks forward to serving children and families in Wausau and the surrounding areas. Tufts Graduate Student Scholarship Awarded to provide assistance to graduate students to defray the cost of accepting externship assignments that might not be available because of financial considerations. CAILIN JACOBS recently was elected treasurer for the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and joined the UWSP Sign Language Club. She is a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Wisconsin and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Portage County. After graduating with her master’s degree, she hopes to be a speech-language pathologist in an elementary school. Helen Franke Scheidt Outstanding Junior Award Awarded to the student who exemplifies the following qualities: Graduate Potential – Clinical Expertise – Service – Scholarship – Personality – Leadership MICHELE JANZ is a stroke survivor. She helps others by sharing the story about her stroke and recovery. Michele has been a guest speaker in both undergraduate and graduate classes at UWSP and provides support for other stroke survivors. Michele is a great ambassador for our program, a true friend of CSD. Friend of Communication Sciences and Disorders Awarded to an individual who has provided considerable support to the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at UW-Stevens Point. SARAH KINNEY is a non-traditional student and a member of NSSLHA and Miles of Smiles. She plans to earn a master’s degree in speech-language pathology and would like to work with either children or the elderly. Donald Aylesworth-Pauline Isaacson Non-Traditional Student Award Awarded to the non-traditional student who demonstrates maturity, a positive attitude, and commitment to the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS HANNAH FORMELLA is involved in the Student Academy of Audiology on campus and serves as the National Hearing Conservation Association Student Delegate. She especially enjoys interacting with patients and serving those in the Portage County community. Her interests include hearing conservation in musicians, teaching and mentoring students, and diagnostics. In the future, she hopes to continue to make a difference in patients’ lives by helping them hear the world! CPS Dean’s Award – Outstanding Graduate Student in Audiology Awarded in recognition by their peers for showing enthusiasm and great potential in the Clinical Doctorate of Audiology program. Outstanding Graduate Student in Audiology Awarded to the student who has excelled in the classroom, clinic and overall service to the school. REBA HAUSER , a second-year Au.D. graduate student, currently serves as secretary for the UWSP Student Academy of Audiology and has volunteered in many audiology-related outreach events, such as conducting hearing screenings and facilitating formal academic presentations. She excels clinically with particular interest in audiological and vestibular diagnostics/ (re)habilitation in both adult and pediatric patients. She is looking forward to her off-campus clinical her current career goal is to serve placement in a hospital, as patients of all ages and abilities with their communication needs in a medical setting. Gary Glascoe Memorial Scholarship Awarded to an audiology graduate student who demonstrates exceptional skills in patient interaction and professionalism. ATHARA IBRAHIM is a second-year graduate student in the Doctorate of Audiology program. She is the treasurer of the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) and interested in working as an audiologist in a hospital setting. St. Michael’s Hospital Scholarship Awarded to support a graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders who intends to work in a medical setting and demonstrates the characteristics of leadership and scholarship.



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