2021 Scholars in Action Award Winners

The Springfield College Office of Academic Affairs announced the prize winners of the 17th annual Scholars in Action Days 2021. Please join the campus community in congratulating our students on their outstanding efforts, and the faculty who supported bringing their work to fruition!

 

The Springfield College Office of Academic Affairs announced the prize winners of the 17th annual Scholars in Action Days 2021. Please join the campus community in congratulating our students on their outstanding efforts, and the faculty who supported bringing their work to fruition!

If you missed SIA Day activities, you can watch a brief recap video here. Also, for those who were unable to join our community hour events, you can watch videos of the performing arts session here and the visual arts session here.

2021 Scholars in Action Award Winners

Science Posters

Co-Winner: Effectiveness of Diabetes Prevention in Native Americans, by Lena Morant.

Faculty Sponsor: Pamela Higgins

Co-Winner: Inducing HEK293 Cells to Produce Soluble Recombinant ACE2, by Jessica Hart.

Faculty Sponsor: Hai Kinal, Stephen Maris

Social Science Posters

Co-Winner: Link Between Emotional Well-Being and School Absences, by Ashley Varriale.

Faculty Sponsor: Juan Zhong

Co-Winner: Sleep, Nutrition and the Link to Academic Performance Among Adolescents, by Georgia Perreault.

Faculty Sponsor: Juan Zhong

Conference Papers: 

First Place: Gothic Sensibility in The Bluest Eye and God Help the Child, by Rowan Beckford. Faculty Sponsor: Alice Eaton

Second Place: The Penelopiad: The Gods, by Mary Burlette.

Faculty Sponsor: Alice Eaton

Oral Presentations

First Place: Deliverance Ministries: and its Role in 21st Century Christian Life, by Aniley Morales.

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Dugan

Second Place: Emotional Pleasure in Virtuous Activity: Why we Should Rethink Happiness in Relation to Wellbeing, by Katelee McCormic.

Faculty Sponsor: Bob Gruber

Critical Interpretive Project Posters

First Place: A Literature Review on the Effects of Animal-Assisted Intervention on Anxiety in Children and Adolescents, by Samantha Cominelli.

Faculty Sponsor: Megan Harvey

Second Place: A Literature Review of the Effect of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy on PTSD Symptom Severity, by Lauren Ranney.

Faculty Sponsor: Megan Harvey

Clinical Case Study Posters

First Place: Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a 20 year-old Female Soccer Player: A Case Study, by Caitlin Bacon.

Faculty Sponsor: Matt Mills

Second Place: Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine avulsion fracture in an 18-year-old Male Hockey player: A Case Study, by Hannah Miller & Taylor Pichel

Faculty Sponsor: Matt Mills