The WVU School of Dentistry Division of Dental Hygiene held its 2014 awards banquet on April 4 at the Erickson Alumni Center to recognize the outstanding achievements of the dental hygiene students.  Ms. Amy Funk, Director of the Division of Dental Hygiene welcomed family members, scholarship donors, faculty and friends as the students were congratulated for their hard work resulting in these awards.

WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association Instrument Award          -       Kelsey Barnholt              
Sigma Phi Alpha Sophomore Award                                                      -       Alexa Blatt
Judith Grubb Dental Hyiene Scholarship Award                                    -       Allison Huggins
McMechen-Hock Family Scholarship For Dental Hygiene                     -       Alexa Blatt
Melissa Carlson Armstrong Memorial Dental Hygiene Scholarship      -       Kristia Thornton
Ann Vargo Rogers Award                                                                    -      Amelia Stockdale
Mary Sanders Memorial Merit Award                                                 -      Amelia Stockdale
Lisa A. Smith Memorial Merit Scholarship                                              -      Whitney Kendall
Dr. Robert E. Sausen Distinguised Service Award                                   -      Carly Scala

School of Dentistry Research Poster/Table Clinic Awards                                                        
                    1st Place                                            - Carrie Sukal and Devany Wells
                    2nd Place                                           - Cynthia Huffman and Carly Scala
                     3rd Place                                          - Donielle Maihack and Tayla Simpson
WVU Health Sciences Center Van Liere Research Poster Awards
                    1st Place                                            - Samantha Forney and Ashley Gutta
                    2nd Place                                           - Andrea Flanary and Kayla Howard

AAPHD–Achievement in Community Dentistry & Dental Public Health Award          -      Carly Scala
Special Care Dentistry/Academy of Dentistry for Persons With Disabilities Award     -      Tayla Simpson
Hu-Friedy Outstanding Senior Clinician Award                                                         -     Carly Scala
Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award                                      -      Rachel Thompson
WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association Award                                            -      Donielle Maihack
Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society Membership                                     Donielle Maihack and Rachel Thompson