Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

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Molly Boylan, Community Editor

Name: Elizabeth Schneider
Year: First Year Graduate Student
Major: Speech-Language Pathology
Hometown: Port Jervis, New York

Q: What is your favorite part of being a Speech-Language Pathology Major?

A: My favorite part of the major is getting the opportunity to help others and learn something new every day.

Q: Due to your involvement with the Speech-Language Pathology Major have you received any awards or scholarships?

A: I received a scholarship from the Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania (NESHAP). This is an annual scholarship given to a first or second semester junior who attends one of the universities in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region and is majoring in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology.

Q: When and how did you hear about this scholarship?

A: I heard about this scholarship during the spring semester last year at a Speech and Hearing Club Meeting. Our advisor, Ms. Novak, made an announcement about it.

Q: what were the requirements for you before you could receive this scholarship?

A: To be eligible to receive the scholarship, I had to send my transcript, letters of recommendation, and proof tat I was a memeber of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). The essay I wrote was about the importance of the Speech-Language Pathology profession.

Q: What was your first reaction when you learned you were awarded the scholarship?

A: I felt honored when I learned I was the scholarship recipient. I was so grateful for the award.