Anaid Ceron Northcraft, a graduating senior, was awarded the 2014 Gottfried WPA Student Research Award in Developmental Psychology at the WPA Conference for her poster, “Resiliency Among Maltreated and Non-maltreated Children in Early Grade School.”  The members of the Program Review Committee evaluating the submission determined it was one of the most outstanding papers received this year.  Only student members who are first authors are eligible for this award.

She was also awarded one of the Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards at the 2014 Student Research Symposium. The Division of Undergraduate Studies awards ten undergraduate researchers $150 each in recognition of their scholarly achievement. These students are selected from both
oral and poster presentations.

Anaid’s mentor is Dr. Joseph Price and she currently works in the LINKS and KEEP Reaching labs.  Her research interest is the implementation of evidence based practices in non-profit and social services programs.  Next year she plans to continue working as a Senior Human Resources Representative for a local entertainment and education company as well as preparing for the GRE’s.  She plans to apply to graduate programs in I/O Psychology for Fall 2015.