CONTACT: C. LINDON LARSON
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9569; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: May 17, 1999
Local UI student receives dentistry honor
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Jason A. Messingham, a third-year student
at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry originally from Humboldt, has
received the William S. Kramer Award of Excellence from the Mu Chapter of
Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), a national honorary dental fraternity.
The annual award recognizes an outstanding junior dental
student who has demonstrated scholarship, character and potential promise
for advancement of dentistry and service to humanity.
OKU was founded in 1914, and its Mu Chapter was chartered
at the UI in 1923. The three Greek letters represent teeth, health and conservation.