Students

Fayden Bokhari, 2015 graduate of the M.Sc. combined program, received the Bonnie Bryans award.

Meagan Buttle and Anne Heard, 2015 graduates of the M.Sc.A. program, received the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia University Student Prize.From left to right, Director, Dr. Pell, supervisor, Dr. Steinhauer, Fayden BokhariFrom left to right, Director, Dr. Pell, Meagan Buttle, Ms. Kelly Root.

Stefanie Nickels, PhD student in Dr Steinhauer's lab, received the 2014 Besner Fellowship for the Study of Human Communication Neuroscience/Bourse de recherché pour l’étude des neurosciences de la communication humaine Lucie Besner.

Fayden Bokhari, Speech-Language Pathology student, received the Sir Edward W. Beatty Memorial Award for Best Winter 2014 Research Report at the Student Research Day.

Rachel Schwartz received the 2013 Besner Fellowship for the Study of Human Communication Neuroscience/Bourse de recherché pour l’étude des neurosciences de la communication humaine Lucie Besner.Stefanie Nickels received the 2014 Besner Fellowship.

Elisa Bucurel, Speech-Language Pathology student, is the recipient of the "William and Laura Victor Memorial Award" for the Best Winter 2013 Research Report with her report titled "Language Deficits in Children with Speech Sound Disorders and Children with SLI: A Step towards a Continuum of Speech and Language Developmental Disorders".From left to right, Dean Eidelman, Mme Besner, Rachel Schwartz, and Dr. Pell.

Ph.D. student, Ms. Françoise Brosseau-Lapré,  has been awarded the ASHA Student Research Travel Award for best presentation at the annual convention with a student as first author.

Mary-Jane Blais and her parents, and Dr. Polka.

Kayle Towsley, Speech-Language Pathology student, is the recipient of the Israel and Ettie Bennett Award, 3rd place the Top Summer 2012 Research Report, at the Student Research Day.

Mary-Jane Blais, recent graduate of the M. Sc. combined program, received the Bonnie Bryans award.

Efrat Pauker, Doctoral student in Dr. Steinhauer's lab, received the McGill MedStar Award 2012 in recognition of her excellent research at McGill, including her article on "Effects of cooperating and conflicting prosody in spoken English garden path sentences: ERP evidence for the boundary deletion hypothesis.", published in the influential Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Simon Rigoulot, Post Doctoral fellow in Dr. Pell's lab, received the McGill MedStar Award 2012 in recognition of his excellent research and publication entitled "Seeing Emotion with Your Ears: Emotional Prosody Implicitly Guides Visual Attention to Faces."

Jennifer Audet, Jessica Harrison, Kathleen House, Margaret Johns, Jenna Meers and Sarah Smith were recipients of the SAC 2012, Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarships.

Vanier Scholar, Kristina Kasparian with supervisor, Dr. Karsten Steinhauer

Kristina Kasparian, PhD student in Dr. Steinhauer's lab, received the prestigious "Richard H. Tomlinson PhD Fellowship" (2009-2012) as well as Canada’s most prestigious scholarship for doctoral students, the "Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship" award (2010-2013), for her work on "The neural basis of 'critical period' effects and of first language loss in minority-language speakers dominant in their second language".

Jesse Burns won the 2011 OOAQ Prix Coderre-Cardozo, an award of excellence.

Emilie Leroux won the 2011 SAC Student Excellence Award.

Lory Harboyan was the recipient of the 2011 Montreal League for the Hard of Hearing Award.

Jessa Cottrill and Jessica Harrison both won the 2011 I.O.D.E. Sound to Silence Award.

Jesse Burns and Giulia Baer both won the SAC 2011, Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarships.

Giulia Baer and Corinne Toupin both won the 2010 I.O.D.E. Silence to Sound Award.

Daniel Dickson won the 2010 SAC Student Excellence Award.

Giulia Baer won the 2010 Montreal League of the Hard of Hearing Award.

Meghan Braun and Abby Brooks both won SAC 2010, Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarships and the 2009 I.O.D.E. "Silence to Sound Award".

Stephanie Keith won the 2009 Montreal League of the Hard of Hearing Award.

 

Previous Award Winners

 

Natalie Lam, Tamara Stein, Stephanie Matthews, Diana James and Holly Shaw, each won SAC 2009, Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarships.

Isabelle Allain won the 2009 SAC Student Excellence Award.

Annie Porter won the 2008 SAC Student Excellence Award.

Catherine Norsworthy, Speech-Language Pathologist, class '08 received the SAC Exam Certification Award.

Sarah Roy, second year Speech-Language Pathology student, has won the William V. Victor Memorial Award for the best research work and final report in the Winter 2008 Student Research Bursary Program.

Sarah Roy and Jinean Whitely, both won SAC 2008, Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarships.

Eleanor Roff, second year Speech-Language Pathology student, has won the SAC 2008, Grace Margaret Harris Scholarship.

Nathalie Lam won the 2008 Montreal League for the Hard of Hearing.

Jesse Simms won the 2008 I.O.D.E. "Silence to Sound" Award.

Jennifer Proulx won 3rd prize, in 2008, for the best Clinical Science Poster in the Faculty of Medicine.

Katherine Norsworthy, Speech-Language Pathologist, class '07, received the SAC Exam Certification Award.

Zinnia Madon has been awarded the Bonnie Bryans Memorial Award for demonstrating excellence in the combined Applied/Research degree. The Award was presented at the October 2007 Convocation Reception held at Beatty Hall.

Gabrielle Pharand Rancourt won the 2007 SAC Isabel Richard Student Paper Award.

Gabrielle Pharand Rancourt won the 2007 OOAQ's Prix Coderre-Cardozo.

Ben Adaman won the 2007 SAC Student Excellence Award (McGill).

Myra Cox received both the SAC 2006 Student Excellence Award from McGill, as well as SAC's Isabel Richard Student Paper Award.

Alyssa Ohberg has been awarded the Bonnie Bryans Memorial Award for demonstrating excellence in the combined Applied/Research degree. The Award was presented at the October 2006 Convocation Reception held at Beatty Hall.

Debbie Hughes received the SAC 2005 Student Excellence Award from McGill.

Sydelle Garfinkel has been awarded the Bonnie Bryans Memorial Award for demonstrating excellence in the combined Applied/Research degree. The Award was presented at the October 2005 Convocation Reception held at Beatty Hall.

Inbal Weisz has won the SAC Certification Examination Award for the highest mark in Speech-Language Pathology certification examination in 2004.

Junko Ariyama has been awarded the Bonnie Bryans Memorial Award for demonstrating excellence in the combined Applied/Research degree. The Award was presented at the October 2004 Convocation Reception held at Beatty Hall.

Sara Turner has been selected as SAC's National Student Advisor for 2003-2004, and will also be head of the committee of student representatives from across Canada.

Megha Sundara won the Best Speech Communication Paper Award at the 142nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. The Award comes with a certificate and a $250 dollar prize. Her paper was entitled: "Bilingual Speech Production: The case for simultaneous acquisition".