WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2019 Student Scholarship Program. The student scholarships are awarded to recognize exceptional leadership skills and academic achievement through active involvement in the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).
This year, the program awarded thirteen distinguished student pharmacists. The 2019 recipients are:
- Danielle Hess-Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy - George F. Archambault Scholarship
- Cortni Hicks - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy - Paul Pumpian Scholarship
- Amanda Lim - Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University School of Pharmacy - Robert D. Gibson Scholarship
- Vivian Nguyen – University of Florida College of Pharmacy - Sam Kalman Scholarship
- Brett Norvell – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy - Pharmacists Mutual Community Pharmacy Scholarship
- Myriam Shaw Ojeda - Cedarville University School of Pharmacy - Charles C. Thomas Scholarship
- Rachel Proteau - Oregon State University College of Pharmacy - Boyle Family Scholarship
- Charles Summerlin - University of Maryland School of Pharmacy - Juan and Esperanza Luna Scholarship
- Dominque Taylor - Mercer University College of Pharmacy - Mary Munson Runge Scholarship
- Sydney Tu - St. Louis College of Pharmacy - Hamilton, Harris, And Tucker APhA-ASP Chapter President Scholarship
- Spencer Tungate - University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy - John A. Gans Scholarship
- Presely Whetman - University of Utah College of Pharmacy - APhA Foundation Scholarship
- Kelsea Zukauckas - University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy - Gloria Francke Scholarship
The recipients will be recognized at the APhA Foundation Contributors’ Breakfast during the 2019 APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Seattle, Washington on Monday, March 25, 2019.
The scholarships recognize those students who choose to invest their time through active involvement in their school’s APhA-ASP chapter. These exceptional students help shape the future of the pharmacy profession while managing the demands of a full-time curriculum. Student scholarship recipients are selected by the dedicated members of the Student Scholarship Review Committee. The 2019 review committee included Nancy Alvarez, Elizabeth Johnson, Pam Koss Justice, Angela Olenik, Marissa Salvo, and April Shaughnessy. To learn more about the scholarship program, please visit www.aphafoundation.org/student-scholarship-program.
About the American Pharmacists Association Foundation
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