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Student Awarded PA Dental Hygienists’ Association Scholarship

A dental hygiene student at Pennsylvania College of Technology was recently named the 2011-12 recipient of the Bailey/Hollister Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association.

Amber L. March, a sophomore from Montoursville, received a $1,500 scholarship from the association. She is the only recipient from among 12 dental hygiene education programs in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association took into account letters of reference from applicants’ dental hygiene program directors and faculty members, letters from the applicants, academic records, and financial need.

The Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association’s mission is to improve the public’s total health by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention and promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research.

To learn more about the Dental Hygiene Program and other academic programs offered by the School of Health Sciences at Penn College, call 570-327-4519 or visit on the Web .

For more about Penn College, visit online , email or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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