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NACDS Foundation awards Rx student scholarships
February 12th, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – Six pharmacy students have received Pharmacy Student Scholarship Awards, totaling $30,000, from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation.
The NACDS Foundation said Monday that the annual scholarship program recognizes the next generation of pharmacy leaders as they pursue their educational goals and academic success.
In addition, the named scholarships honor distinguished pharmacy leaders and companies that share the foundation's commitment to education, research and charitable work.
This year's Pharmacy Student Scholarship Award recipients are Mark Schiffmann of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Emily Swayka of Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, who received Leonard J. DeMino Pharmacy Student Scholarships; Laura Vollmer of Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and Joshua Prostek of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, who received Taro Research Foundation Scholarships; and Delaram Bahmandar of Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy and Ashley Kappenman of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, who received the Teva Pharmaceuticals Robert J. Bolger Scholarships.
"These students represent the future of pharmacy, and we applaud them for their academic accomplishments. Each exemplifies one of the key missions of the NACDS Foundation in supporting continuing education programs that focus on patient-centered care in the community pharmacy setting," Kathleen Jaeger, president of the NACDS Foundation, said in a statement. "We are delighted to honor these exceptional students with scholarships to assist them in continuing their pharmacy education."