Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)

CONTACT:
School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105
sage@cedarcrest.edu
610-740-3770

Lawrence A. Quarino, Ph.D.
Director/Professor, Forensic Science
laquarin@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3567

Scholarships, Awards, and Prizes

Graduate Student Award

The Graduate Student Award is given to the Master of Science in Forensic Science student with the highest GPA. Previous winners include:

2016 – Kaitlyn Hess

2015 – Sean Block

2014 – Lauren Cohen

Several of our master’s students have received awards from the forensic science community for academic excellence. Recipients include:

Clare Fried, Forensic Science Foundation Travel Grant to the 2017 annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans.

Emily Prisaznik (current) – Recipient of the 2016 Scholarship from the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists.

Kaitlyn Hess (current) - Recipient of the 2015 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Heidi Campbell (current) – Recipient of the 2014 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Emily Myers (current) – Recipient of the 2014 Carol DeForest Memorial Research Grant from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Lauren Cohen (current) – Recipient of a 2014 New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists Scholarship.

Jennifer Leach - Recipient of a 2014 Peter DeForest Research Award from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Caitlyn Deppen ’15 – Recipient of a 2014 Peter DeForest Research Award from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Jennifer Bonetti ’12 – Recipient of a 2010 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Jennifer Bonetti ’12, Megan Crowley ’13, Kristen Johnson ’12, Manal Khalil ’13, and Kayla Sween ’13 – Winners of 2012 Best Student Paper Award for published paper titled, “Forensic Science Administration and Ideals for Laboratory Management,” from Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal.

Lindsay Carbone ’11 – Recipient of a $20,000 Innov-X-Systems Academic & Research Relations Grant.

Michelle De Paola ’10 – Recipient of the 2007 New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists Scholarship.

Kaitlin Hafer ’14 – Recipient of the 2012 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Kristin Johnson ’12 – Recipient of the 2011 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Stacie Kaufman ’09 – Recipient of the 2008 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Manal Khalil ’13 – Recipient of a 2011 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Christina Mulligan ’09 – Recipient of the 2007 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Michelle Schmidt ’11 – 2011 Society of Forensic Toxicologist Student Research Award.

Michelle Schmidt ’10 – Recipient of a 2010 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Megan Zellner ’08 – Winner of the 2007 Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists Collegiate Competition.


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