Instrument Award

This award was instituted at the October 11, 1986 meeting of the Board.  This award is to be given to a first year DDS student after the end of the spring term and is to be used to help defray instrument cost.  This award is to be based on academic achievement and financial need.  The award selection committee is to be a faculty member appointed by the Alumni Association President, the Secretary‑Treasurer and the Medical Center financial aid officer.  The amount of the award is to be $500.00.

An award for a Dental Hygiene student was instituted at the February 2002 meeting of the Board. This award is presented to a sophomore dental hygiene student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and documented financial need.  This student must have demonstrated competency and professionalism in clinical techniques during the second semester of his/her sophomore year.  This monetary award is intended to assist the recipient with the purchase of clinical instruments. The amount of the award is to be $250.00

Instrument Award Winners List

1987 Lorena Surber $500.00
1988 Donna L. Panucci $500.00
1989 William Lilly $500.00
1990 Anneli K. Keiderling $500.00
1991 Shannon Magnuson $500.00
1992 Beth Armstead $500.00
1993 Kurt Fleckenstein $500.00
1994 Kevin Lewis $500.00
1995 Joseph Mullins $500.00
1996 Maria Wright $500.00
1997 Ray General $500.00
1998 Wayne Hughart $500.00
1999 Travis Wills $500.00
2000 Mike Hazey $500.00
2001 Jennifer Hamilton $500.00
  Jon Abraham $500.00
2002 Greg Stephen-Hassard $500.00
2003 Mitri Ghareeb $500.00
2004 Kristie Gillespie $500.00
  Patricia Hartman $500.00
2005 Spencer Stiles $500.00
  Chase Prettyman $500.00
2006 Holly Eppard $500.00
  Kara Jenkins $500.00
2007 Doyoung Choi $500.00
  Jaime Horne $500.00
2008 Lance Pittman $500.00
  Michael Olsen $500.00
2009 Jen Mitchell $500.00
2010 Dana Craig $500.00
2011 DoBin Choi $500.00
2012 Eleanor Hardman $500.00
2013 Christopher Kurtz $500.00
2014 Mark Gardner $500.00
2015 Stephanie Gordon $500.00

Dental Hygiene awarded added in Feb 2002 in the amount of $250.00

2002 Morgen Davis $250.00
2003 Elizabeth Wehrele $250.00
2004 Sara Rauch $250.00
2005 Somer Strothers $250.00
2006 Lane Walsh $250.00
2007 Savanna Jo Workman $250.00
2008 Katie Froede $250.00
2009 Kristy Meyers $250.00
2010 Toni Williams $250.00
2011 Jordan McVicker $250.00
2012 Kelsey Matthews $250.00
2013 Whitney Kendall $250.00
2014 Kelsey Barnholdt $250.00
2015 Kendra Weikle $250.00