West Texas Pharmacy Association awards scholarships
The West Texas Pharmacy Association (WTPA) continued its strong support of the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy when it awarded scholarships to 25 students Feb. 23-25 at its annual meeting in Fredericksburg.
Special endowed scholarship winners included third-year student (P3) Heather Paz (Robert Stanley Scholarship); P2 Jeni Nance (Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship); P4 Sydney Kutter and P1 Katy Jacobs (Roberta High Scholarship); P2 Brendon Clough (United Pharmacy Scholarship); P3 Katie Moss (Martha Atkinson Scholarship); P4 Cara Gorton (Eakman Family Scholarship); P4 Bailey Fagan Caton (Doyle and Bettie High Scholarship); P4 Hannah Lenamon (Lonnie & Nancy Hollingsworth Scholarship); P2 Tho Dinh and P4 Ashley Hart (Leland Wehde Scholarship).
Also, P4 Barbara Tiner (Wesley & Norma Robbins Scholarship); P4 Kody Vasek (Bob and Tany Brown Scholarship); P2 Taylor Yocum (Concho Area Pharmacy Scholarship); P2 Jordan Thompson (American Pharmacies Scholarship); P2 Eugene Chene (Brookeshire’s Scholarship); P3 Eric Tachum (Cardinal Health Scholarship); P1 Paul Priebe (E.C. “Chris” Vines Memorial Scholarship); P4 Amanda Klar (H-E-B Scholarship); and P4 Justin Urby (Sarah Rivas & Lori Campbell Scholarship).
Students receiving WTPA General Scholarships included P4 Delilah Blanco, P1 Cody Cedergren, P3 Dylan Cummings, P1 Susie Park and P2 Hannah Thompson
To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be in good academic standing and express a genuine interest in remaining in West Texas to practice pharmacy.
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