Dr. Robert E. Sausen Distinguished Service Award

The WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Governors at their April 2010 meeting established the following policy (revised March 5, 2011) concerning the award:

  1. This award is to be presented to one senior dental and one senior dental hygiene student who during his or her four years has demonstrated the high ideals of service, such as loyalty, dedication, and integrity, to the School of Dentistry Alumni Association, the School of Dentistry, the community, and the dental profession as exemplified by Dr. Robert E. Sausen.
  2. Recipients of this award will be selected by the members of the Distinguished Service Sub-Committee of the Awards Committee which will be comprised of two of the DDS team leaders and two faculty members from the Division of Dental Hygiene. The sub-committee will be chaired by the Assistant Dean for Student and Alumni Affairs.
  3. The names of the two recipients selected will be reported to the Secretary Treasurer.
  4. The award will consist of an inscribed plaque.
  5. The award will be presented at the Senior Banquet or other designated function.

Distinguished Service Award Winners

  DDS Dental Hygiene
2011 Lance Pittman Noel Dickens
2012 Teresa Capristo Chelsey Pritts
2013 Jennifer Gawthrop ShanaSchell
2014 Holly Haldeman Carly Scala
2015 Tho-Xuan Nguyen Keiko Miller