Paul C. Young Award
What is the Paul C. Young award?
The psychology department gives this award annually to honor the most outstanding senior in psychology. The winner will be announced during the Psi Chi Induction ceremony in the in the spring semester of each year. Click here for the LSU Psychology Club / Psi Chi webpage.
Who is eligible for this award?
Anyone who graduated in the preceding summer (August) or fall (December) or who is
graduating in May
Must have a cumulative 3.50 or better overall GPA
Must have a 3.50 or better GPA in psychology courses
Who will be considered for this award?
Any psychology major meeting the eligibility requirement should turn the materials in to the front office (236 Audubon Hall) following the posted guidelines. They should submit them in a single envelope, including the faculty letter of support.
- Current, official copy of LSU transcript
- One letter of support from a member of the Psychology Faculty
- Personal statement of no more than two double-spaced pages that describes honors, research experience, and career goals
- A résumé or curriculum vitae, including contact information
What will the recipient receive?
The recipient’s name will be placed on a plaque in the main office in Audubon Hall, a certificate of recognition will be given to the recipient, and the recipient will receive a $100 award.
2014-2015: Paige Heurtin
2013-2014: Margaret Hindman
2012 -2013: Anthony Correro
2011-2012: Jennifer Maul
2010-2011: Lindsay Benitez
2009-2010: Charlotte Gates
2008-2009: Suzette Tassin
2007-2008: Emily Smitherman
2005-2006: John L. Holmes
2005-2006: Katie M. Barrilleaux
2004-2005: Erin M. Jackson
2002-2003: Ashley A. Gray
2001-2002: Jill R. Bordelon
2000-2001: Melissa Luke
1999-2000: Dana C. Perantie
1998-1999: Lahna Rung
1997-1998: Jessica DeCuir
1996-1997: Susan Parault