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College of Education students receive 2021 Graduate Student Showcase Awards

Boise State Graduate College hosted the 2021 Graduate College Awards Ceremony on April 22. The awards honor graduate students and faculty with highlights from the Graduate Student Showcase and Three Minute Thesis Competition, and also presents the Graduate College Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award.

Over $6,000 in prize money was awarded at the event to students for their hard work and amazing performances in competitions this year.

The following award winners were from the College of Education, a full list across all colleges is available on the 2021 Graduate Student Showcase Awards webpage.

College of Education Awards

Teresa Maynes, First Place

Counseling, M.A. (advisor Raissa Miller)

Project Title: Barriers to Effective Telehealth Interventions for Substance Use Disorders

Michael Crawford, Runner Up

Master’s in Teaching, Special Education (advisor Lisa Beymer)

Project Title: An Online Paragraph-Writing Intervention for Students with Dyslexia: A Single Case Design Study

Graduate College Scholar Awards

Nancy Murphy

Nancy Murphy, Graduate College Scholar – Dean’s Award

Executive Educational Leadership, Ed.S. (advisor Heather Williams)

Project Title: Implementing New Practices: How Teacher Attitudes and Beliefs Impact Classroom Instruction

Christopher Wertz

Christopher Wertz, Graduate College Scholar – Dean’s Award

Educational Technology, Ed.D. (advisor Brett Shelton)

Project Title: Students Perceptions of Virtual Simulation