Honors and Awards

Outstanding Student Clinician Award
Jeremy Stephenson (2015)
Andrew Rigney (2016)
Brian Dixon (2017)
Haley Abrams (2018)
Wesley Loop (2019)
Whitley Bornhauser (2020)

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
Ryan Turner (2015)
Heather Galloway (2016)
Mallory Miller (2017)
Derrick White (2018)
Megan Redmond (2019)
Brittany Brunty (2020)

Outstanding Performance on the Comprehensive Mock Board Examination Award
Adam Riffle (2015)
Heather Galloway (2016)
Levi Kerby (2017)
Nathan Morelli (2018)
Megan Redmond (2019)
Jerad Cook (2020)

Outstanding Service and Citizenship Award
Kendra Bloomer (2015)
Haylee Schneider (2016)
Christa Park (2017)
Theodore Moyer (2018)
Ashley Milligan (2019)
Ashley Kimberling (2020)

Outstanding Student Research Award
Zara Almond, Kendra Bloomer, Danielle Brinkley (2015)
Katherine Barker, Brett Bowman, Heather Galloway (2016)
Christian Goering, Danielle Shafer, Hannah George (2017)
Jason Hong, Kyle Klein, Yujin McClure (2018)
David Bitner, Drew Standifer (2019)
Jerad Cook, William Cox, Justin Freund (2020)

Stephen J. Kopp Leadership Award
Alexander Beelen (2015)
Gabriel Blanco (2016)
Brian Coleman (2017)
Ronald Green (2018)
David Bitner (2019)
Brandon Broussard (2020)

Outstanding Clinical Educator Award
Travis Tarr (2015)
John Strickland (2016)
Timothy Bailey (2017)
Pam Smith (2018)
Travis Mollohan (2019)
Emily Ratliff (2020)

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