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Release: Nov.8, 2002

UI pharmacy students win scholarships

(Student name) of (hometown), a student in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, has been named the winner of (scholarship name).

The College of Pharmacy awarded 89 scholarships for the 2002-2003 academic year. Scholarships are based on various criteria and determined by the College of Pharmacy Scholarships and Awards Committee.

EDITORS: Scholarship winners are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa recipients listed first. Descriptions of each award are also included.

IOWA

ADEL: Jennifer McCoy, NACDS Scholarship

ALGONA: Renee Matz, Melissa Arbogast Scholarship

ALLISON: Courtney Eckhoff, Rudolph Kuever Scholarship

AMES: Michelle Maxwell, Burroughs Wellcome Co. Scholarship

BALLTOWN: Katherine Sigwarth, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

BETTENDORF: Nicole Pfeiffer, The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award

BOONE: Jenifer Hoy, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

CASCADE: Janine Takes, Miller-Ruegnitz Scholarship

CEDAR FALLS: Brandon Hayes, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

CEDAR RAPIDS: Shannon Haars, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship, Longs Scholarship

CEDAR RAPIDS: Mathew Kalinsky, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

CEDAR RAPIDS: Jill Weeks, The Sheffield Family Scholarship

CHARITON: Kelly Bisgard, The Zopf Memorial Award

CHEROKEE: Luke Meyers, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

CHEROKEE: Jeffrey Waldner, H. Curtis Snyder Scholarship Award

CLARENCE: Cynthia Pruess, NACDS Scholarship

CLINTON: Heather Bream, Albertsons-Osco Scholarship, Gus Scherling Award

CORALVILLE: Patricia (Wilhite) Madden, Carleton R. Mikkelsen Scholarship

COUNCIL BLUFFS: Eric Wymore, Iowa Pharmacy Auxiliary Scholarship

DAVENPORT: Amanda Flink, Albertsons-Osco Scholarship

DAVENPORT: Christina Hebeler, Ben M. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

DECORAH: Jeffrey Bishop, The John S. Thor Memorial Award

DES MOINES: Tisha Field, The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award

DES MOINES: Delicia Smith, CVS Scholarship

DUBUQUE: Gretchen Konrardy, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

DUBUQUE: Peter Schlickman, NACDS Scholarship

DYERSVILLE: Nicholas Lehman, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

EAGLE GROVE: Lisa Benton, Wal-Mart Pharmacy Scholarship Award

FAIRFIELD: Angela Lyons, Thomas D. Hill Scholarship

GRIMES: Rebecca Fairbanks, The Shutt Pharmacy Scholarship Fund Award

GUTTENBURG: Theresa Miller-Eglseder, Hartig Scholarship

HOLSTEIN: Elly Putensen, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

HULL: Joseph Vande Griend, Seymour Blaug Scholarship

HUMBOLDT: Erin Erpelding, Lori A. Grimes Memorial Scholarship

HUMBOLDT: Valerie Smith, CVS Scholarship

IOWA CITY: Melissa Collings, Vernon Conzemius Scholarship

IOWA CITY: Mathew Farmer, The Zopf Memorial Award

IOWA CITY: Kelly Herbert, The Sheffield Family Scholarship

IOWA CITY: Erik Maki, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

IOWA CITY: Hoanh Ngo, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

IOWA CITY: Thao Ngo, Burroughs Wellcome Co. Scholarship

LUCAS: Aimee Andersen, Max Eggleston Scholarship and the C.E. Greger Award Scholarship

MAQUOKETA: Heather Bickford, The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award

MARSHALLTOWN: Megan Dahlke, CVS Scholarship

MARSHALLTOWN: Dallas Lendrum, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

MASON CITY: Amy Davies, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

MONONA: Kimberly Lee, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

NORWAY: Cynthia Schulte, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

OELWEIN: Billie Jo Fox, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

OTTUMWA: Andrew Marble, John D. & Bets Zuehlke Scholarship Award

RIPPEY: Erin Ulrich, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

RIVERSIDE: Amanda Cassady, The Shutt Pharmacy Scholarship Fund Award

ROCK RAPIDS: Benjamin Dreesman, Vernon Conzemius Scholarship

ROCK VALLEY: Kimberly Van Schepen, Ernest Kyle Memorial Award, Ronald P. Madden Scholarship

SHELL ROCK: Linsey Blau, Albertsons-Osco Scholarship

SIOUX CITY: Jacqueline Hodgins, ShopKo Scholarship Award

STORM LAKE: Leah Hamilton, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

STORM LAKE: Jeff Jorgensen, NACDS Scholarship

STRAWBERRY POINT: Amber Johnson, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

WATERLOO: Raylesha Creighton-Lewis, The Sheffield Family Scholarship

WATERLOO: Courtney Kral, The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award

WAUKEE: Emily Hargens, The John S. Thor Memorial Award

WAUKON: Samuel Schulte, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

WEBSTER CITY: Michael Fertig, NACDS Scholarship

WEST DES MOINES: Cari Rice, CVS Scholarship

WEST DES MOINES: Justin Schneider, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

WEST POINT: Melissa Peitz, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

WEST UNION: Lori Jensen, CVS Scholarship

WHITING: Anne Benjamin, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

ILLINOIS

ATWOOD: Monica Fay, Thomas D. Hill Scholarship

BLOOMINGTON: Wade Heideman, Frances T. & Charles Holub Memorial Scholarship

BUFFALO GROVE: Shimrit David, Vernon Conzemius Scholarship

GENESEO: Angelica Disterhoft, The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award

ORION: Jennifer Griffin, Charles J. Malecek Award

PEORIA: Linda Marie Sewell, Ronald P. Madden Scholarship

STERLING: Eric Parsons, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

WISCONSIN

LA CROSSE: Julie Kurtz, Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship

MEQUON: Emily Zywicke, Ilse O. Buckner Scholarship

ROSENDALE: Rebecca Cooper, Albertsons-Osco Scholarship

WYOMING

GILLETTE: Dawn Recker, Ilse O. Buckner Scholarship

ISRAEL

Nathaniel Meridor, The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award

SOUTH KOREA

Miyoung Lee, Frances T. & Charles Holub Memorial Scholarship

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DESCRIPTIONS OF AWARDS

Albertsons-Osco Scholarship recipients must have a "C" average or higher, employed in a community pharmacy setting, reside in either the state where the pharmacy school is located or in an adjacent state and be in one of the last three years of pharmacy school.

Melissa Arbogast Scholarship recipients must have completed one full year of pharmacy school, have a grade point average of 3.0 or above, and indicate a very strong desire to pursue a career in pharmacy.

The Seymour Blaug Scholarship is named for Dr. Blaug, who received his UI degree in 1955 and went on to become a teacher at the College. Recipients of this award must be in good academic standing.

Ilse O. Buckner Scholarship recipients must be academically qualified and able to demonstrate financial need.

Burroughs Wellcome Co. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate academic excellence, and be an active participant in extracurricular activities.

Vernon Conzemius Scholarships are awarded to students whose academic records place them in the upper half of their class.

Ben M. Cooper Memorial Scholarship recipients must have good academic standing and come from Scott County.

CVS Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing and interested in pursuing a community pharmacy practice career.

The Max Eggleston Scholarship is awarded for good academic standing.

C.E. Greger Award Scholarship recipients must show professional attitude.

The Lori A. Grimes Memorial Scholarship requires that a student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate interest in pursuing a career in pharmacy practice.

The Hartig Scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing and in one of their last 3 years of pharmacy school. This is the first year it has been awarded.

Thomas D. Hill Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing.

Frances T. & Charles Holub Memorial Scholarship recipients must have maintained a satisfactory academic grade point average for at least the first two years of college.

Iowa Pharmacy Auxiliary Scholarship criteria include good academic standing and residency in Iowa

Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing with preference given to members of ASP (Academy of Students of Pharmacy) and intend to locate within the state after graduation.

Ernest Kyle Memorial Award criteria include good academic standing and a demonstration of superior achievement in the medicinal chemistry sequence.

Rudolph Kuever Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing and must be a resident of Iowa.

Longs Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing.

Ronald P. Madden Scholarship recipients must be an Iowa high school graduate who graduates with a 3.0 or better Grade Point Average.

Charles J. Malecek Award recipients must be in good academic standing.

The Carleton R. Mikkelsen Scholarship is awarded to the student who achieved the highest overall grade point average after completion of their third year of pharmacy school.

Miller-Ruegnitz Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing.

NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing and demonstrate a strong interest in community pharmacy practice.

The Gus Scherling Award is given to students who are among the top three students who academically ranked in the Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products I class.

The Sheffield Family Scholarship recipients must be residents of Iowa, be in good academic standing and exhibit leadership/service to the University or community.

The Shopko Scholarship Award is given to a past or present Pharmacy Intern in Shopko's Pharmacy Program.

The Shutt Pharmacy Scholarship Fund Award is given to students who are in good academic standing.

The H. Curtis Snyder Scholarship Award is given to a student considering a career as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company or a career in community pharmacy.

The John S. Thor Memorial Award is given to students who are in good academic standing.

The Wahl-Teeters Scholarship Award is given to students who are U.S. citizens and are in good academic standing.

The Wal-Mart Pharmacy Scholarship Award is given to a student with high academic standing, excellent leadership qualities, and has an interest in community pharmacy.

The Walgreens Student Scholarship Award is given to students who are in good academic standing, demonstrate outstanding leadership and communication skills and have an interest in the community pharmacy practice.

The Zopf Memorial Award is given to students who are in good academic standing.

The John D. & Bets Zuehlke Scholarship Award is given to an Ottumwa-area resident who is in good academic standing.