Randy Panzarino, a School of Communication Sciences and Disorders alumni, was recently selected as the 2021-22 recipient of the Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category.
Panzarino received the award for his thesis, “Psychological Distress and Affective, Behavioral and Cognitive Experiences of Stuttering,” which he worked on under the guidance of communication sciences and disorders Professor Martine Vanryckeghem.
“It’s a tremendous honor to receive this award which recognizes the hard work and effort that was required for this thesis to come to fruition,” Panzarino said. “I owe immense thanks to my thesis chair, Dr. Vanryckeghem, for her steadfast support and guidance over the years.”
Panzarino currently works as a speech-language pathologist clinical fellow in Capistrano Unified School District in California.