Christina Amspaugh Receives 2017 Doctoral Student Award
September 15, 2017

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) today announced Christina M. Amspaugh will receive a 2017 Carolyn Callahan Doctoral Student Award at the NAGC 64th Annual Convention in Charlotte, NC, November 9-12, 2017. Dr. Amspaugh completed her doctoral program at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and she is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia. She was selected because of her scholarship and work in the field of gifted education.

“NAGC is committed to providing opportunities and resources to better understand and serve all gifted and talented children,” said M. René Islas, NAGC Executive Director. “The awards program shines a light on those who are making a difference in supporting gifted children as they reach to achieve their personal best.”

The Doctoral Student Award is presented to doctoral students who have demonstrated exemplary work in research, publications, and educational service, as well as for their potential for future scholarship. The gifted and talented field’s young scholars are important to increase understanding and success of our gifted children. 


The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is a membership organization whose mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. 

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