Honors

The Health Sciences Department recognizes outstanding student achievement at Carroll's annual Honors Convocation.

John Snow Health Sciences Award

Named for the pioneering English physician who is widely considered to be the founder of epidemiology, this award is presented to graduating Health Sciences or Public Health seniors, who, in addition to excellence in scholarship, have demonstrated outstanding commitment to research and/or community service.

  • 2020 - Gretchen Farkas, Viviana Iturba-Fonseca, Hope Welhaven
  • 2019 - Kaitlin Stromberg
  • 2018 - Jenna Starke
  • 2017 - Heather Huguet
  • 2016 - Ryan Edens
  • 2015 - Brianna Eaton

Health Sciences Departmental Award

This award recognizes juniors and seniors majoring in Health Sciences or Public Health who have demonstrated excellent scholarship at Carroll and in their required major courses.

  • Brittany Cory
  • Colleen Culbertson
  • Gretchen Farkas
  • Viviana Iturba-Fonseca
  • Joshua Malone
  • Brenna Nordstrom
  • Madison Quick
  • Thomas Robitaille
  • Henry Smaldon
  • Joshua Turner
  • Jennifer Wagner
  • Hope Welhaven
  • Chris Brayton
  • Keely Ehmann
  • Gretchen Farkas
  • Brian FauntLeRoy
  • Viviana Iturbe
  • Taylor Lapke
  • Rayna Pilgeram
  • Madison Quick
  • Henry Smaldon
  • Jenna Starke
  • Kaitlin Stromberg
  • Hope Welhaven
  • Mary Behrens
  • Maria Carparelli
  • Bernhardt Di Cino
  • Keely Ehmann
  • Meagan Forsman
  • Darren Hecker
  • Rayna Pilgeram
  • Courtney Sherick
  • Taylor Smith
  • Jenna Starke
  • Andrew Campbell
  • Austen Davis
  • Katelyn Graff
  • Darren Hecker
  • Heather Huguet
  • Courtney Sherick
  • Taylor Smith
  • Kathryn Stein
  • Ryan Edens
  • Katelyn Graff
  • Heather Huguet
  • Conor Smith
  • Dallas Vanluchene
  • Alyssa Walker
  • Brianna Eaton
  • Ryan Edens
  • Mallery Knoll
  • Kathleen Mulligan
  • Calli Prestwood
  • Allison Sexe
  • Conor Smith
  • Dallas Vanluchene
  • Alyssa Walker

Fahlberg Memorial Scholarship

The Laurie and Larry Fahlberg scholarship is annually awarded to the Health Sciences/ Public Health student who most exemplifies a commitment to the field through merit in academics, excellence in community commitment, and financial need.

  • 2020 - Joshua Turner
  • 2019 - Gretchen Farkas
  • 2018 - Jamie Severson
  • 2017 - Darren Hecker
  • 2016 - Tory Umsted

Mike Franklin Endowed Scholarship

The Mike Franklin Endowed Scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Mike Franklin, Director of Counseling Services at Carroll from 2003-2014.  It is awarded to a student majoring in Health Sciences or Public Health who is committed to addressing the health challenges facing our nation and our world.  The student will also exemplify quality, character, and academic promise, as well as have achieved excellent grades and demonstrated financial need.

  • 2020 - Kendyl Pierson
  • 2019 - Taylor Lapke
  • 2018 - Mackenzie Hansen
  • 2017- Amanda Harrod

 

Undergraduate Research Award

The award, funded by several donors, is awarded annually to students completing innovative research. It is a competitive award program designed to prepare students for inquiry-based professions. The award is open to all students in the Health and Natural Science programs who exemplify the quality, character and academic promise of a student enrolled at Carroll College. Each award is intended to support one semester of faculty-mentored research for each recipient as an augmentation of a fall or spring semester course. Students and their faculty mentors identify a research project, clarify its scope and anticipated outcomes, and plan a public presentation of the student’s research findings.

  • 2019 - Carly Trogstad

Carly Trogstad, a senior Health Sciences major, was the recipient of the Health Sciences Undergraduate  Research Award for the 2019 – 2020 academic year.   Carly has been building on her systematic review of osteochondritis dissecans by interviewing surgeons and therapists to determine how evidence-based best-practices align with current clinical practice. Read more about Carly.

  • 2019 - Carleigh Thurman

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Carleigh will be researching the effect of equine-assisted therapy on social functioning in children with autism.

  • 2018 - Mackenzie Hansen

Mackenzie's research agenda focuses on analyzing the relationship between stress among college students and canine-assisted therapy.  Mackenzie completed a systematic review on this topic and her results indicated decreases in stress that could improve academic performance and overall wellbeing. She is now researching ways that a canine therapy program could be implemented on Carroll's campus to benefit students. Read more about Mackenzie.