2021 Medal Winners | francais

The 2021 Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarship

is awarded to

Jay Florica

"It is a real blessing to be selected for this award. I greatly appreciate the generosity of the donors who made this scholarship possible. Thank you very much." winner citation

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarship is awarded to Jay Florica, University of Guelph, to recognize his outstanding academic record and exceptional teaching potential. Mr. Florica is dedicated to explaining complicated physics concepts in simple and understandable ways. He wishes to inspire students to get excited about learning and make a difference in their lives. announcement

Jay Florica completed his undergraduate degree in physics at the University of Guelph. He has a passion for helping others to understand and enjoys the challenge of translating complex concepts to an appropriate level for the given audience. During his degree he even had the opportunity to do a presentation on neutron stars designed for a four year old listener. He is looking forward to having the chance to inspire and engage students as a future physics teacher. nominator citation

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