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Penn College Announces Student Award Winners


Penn College presented student achievement awards recently to its August 2005 graduates. The award winners − and their addresses and academic majors − are:

PRESIDENT’S AWARD, presented for leadership and service to the college: Tacy Lauren DeGreen, Bloomsburg, baking and pastry arts.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ AWARD, presented for achievement under exceptional conditions: Patricia I. De Leo, Trout Run, business administration-management.

THE ACADEMIC VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST’S AWARD, presented for scholastic achievement and service: Timothy D. Case, Williamsport, paramedic technology.

LEWIS H. BARDO MEMORIAL AWARD, presented to a graduate who exemplifies the ideals of Lewis H. Bardo (devotion to duty, helpfulness to others, friendliness, and high ideals): Erin Suzanne Ulrich, Bloomsburg, business administration-marketing.

ELLEN HARDING BERRY NURSING GRADUATION AWARD, presented to the graduate who has displayed outstanding scholastic achievement and exceptional ability in practicum and communication skills: Hemanthini Singh, Williamsport, practical nursing.

DENNIS R. DOUGHERTY MEMORIAL AWARD-PARAMEDIC, presented to the graduate of paramedic technology who has achieved the highest cumulative field performance grade average during the course of his or her education: Jamie Rose Izer, Greencastle, paramedic technology.EVANGELICAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL RADIOGRAPHY STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, presented to a graduate of radiography who demonstrates a demeanor of compassion, caring, thoughtfulness, and clinical expertise. The recipient also demonstrates unquestionable ethics, customer courtesy, dependability, and loyalty to the profession: Amy L. Shultz, Northumberland, radiography.

THELMA S. MORRIS AWARD, presented to a graduate who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of a practical nurse in the clinical area: Jody Marie Nash, South Williamsport, practical nursing.

MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD, presented to a graduate of radiography who has consistently demonstrated exceptional customer service and commitment to excellence during his or her clinical practicum at Mount Nittany Medical Center: Shannon Joy Berry, Snow Shoe, radiography.

THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT FACULTY AWARD, presented to a graduate of the occupational therapy assistant major who has demonstrated dedicated service to the program: Lindsey Nicole Mong, Williamsport, occupational therapy assistant.

THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT MAJOR AWARD, presented to a graduate of the occupational therapy assistant major who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement: Cindy Ann Bruce, Benton, occupational therapy assistant.

THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT MAJOR AWARD, presented to the graduate of the occupational therapy assistant major who demonstrates the most improvement and professional growth: Bobbi Jo Winn, Lock Haven, occupational therapy assistant.

PARAMEDIC DIRECTOR’S AWARD, presented to the graduate of paramedic technology with the highest GPA who demonstrates superior performance in all phases of the paramedic curriculum: classroom, clinical, and field: Timothy D. Case, Williamsport, paramedic technology.

PARAMEDIC HUMANITARIAN AWARD, presented to the graduate of paramedic technology who has best demonstrated the traits and behaviors of a “humanitarian,” as determined by a vote conducted by the staff, faculty and preceptors: Jamie Rose Izer, Greencastle, paramedic technology.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, presented to a graduate of the physician assistant major who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement: Erin Marie Mifsud, Montoursville, physician assistant.

THE RADIOGRAPHY MAJOR FACULTY AND STAFF AWARD, presented to a graduate of radiography who exemplifies outstanding clinical attributes and technical skill as evidenced through his or her 24-month clinic practicum: Nicole Renee Messing, Williamsport, radiography.SUSQUEHANNA IMAGING ASSOCIATES AWARD, presented to the graduate who most nearly exemplifies the ideals of selflessness, unusual devotion to duty, sensitivity to the patient’s comfort and needs, and service to colleagues, patients and the hospital, beyond the ordinary: Brooke Lee Waltz, Williamsport, radiography.

RUSSELL M. TRAPP PROFESSIONALISM AWARD, presented to a graduate who exemplifies dedication and ideals consistent with the physician assistant profession as exhibited by exceptional commitment, comportment and attitude: Heather Suzanne Dorman, Picture Rocks, physician assistant.

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