Exercise Science Students Win Prestigious Awards
Nora Scanlan: Stephen Hardy Award and Grimes Competition Award
Nora Scanlan '17 was awarded the Stephen Hardy Award, an award given to an undergraduate student who performs excellent and independent research. Nora studied the impact of foam rolling on delayed onset muscle soreness and plasma indicators of muscle damage. Nora presented her research during UNH’s Undergraduate Research Conference and won the Grimes competition for the most outstanding presentation. Nora will be travelling to the Mayo Clinic to complete her internship this summer. Congratulations, Nora!
Casey Lauter: Joyce Hiller Award
Casey Lauter '18 was presented with the Joyce Hiller Award at a recent Department of Kinesiology awards banquet. The Joyce Hiller Award is given to a student based on academic merit as well as service to youth. Casey, an excellent student as well as a top Division I gymnast, teaches and coaches girls’ gymnastics both here at UNH during the summer and at her home in New York. Congratulations, Casey!
Christine Feudo: Robert Kertzer Award
Christine Feudo '17 was awarded the Robert Kertzer Award. This award is given to an Exercise Science student whose academic merit, dedication, passion, and effort toward the field of exercise science are exemplary. Christine completed a research study to determine the effects of cardiolocomotor entrainment on running economy in female runners. Congratulations Christine!
Christopher (CJ) Cleary: Inaugural Neil B. Vroman Award
CJ Cleary was recently awarded the inaugural Neil B. Vroman Award. This first-time award, in the name of associate dean Neil B. Vroman, is given to the student who successfully combines academic rigor with service or research and who takes advantage of university opportunities to yield a well-rounded education. CJ is an outstanding student who is active in the Association of Exercise Science Students and was recently awarded a SURF grant for a research project. Well done, CJ!
Mikaela Frechette: International Research Fellowship Award
Mikaela Frechette earned a prestigious international research fellowship and will be traveling to Perth, Australia (Murdoch University) this summer. Mikaela, working with her UNH mentor, assistant professor Summer Cook, will conduct research looking at brain activity during upper-limb exercise with external limb compression. Mikaela’s Murdoch University mentors will be Drs. Brendan Scott and Ann-Maree Vallence. Enjoy the adventure and congratulations, Mikaela!
Christopher (CJ) Cleary: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award
CJ Cleary learned recently that he was awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Award to study postactivation potentiation during blood flow restricted complex training. His mentor is assistant professor Summer Cook. Congratulations, CJ!