ASRT Foundation announces Jerman-Cahoon Scholarship recipients
ASRT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES
JERMAN-CAHOON SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
ALBUQUERQUE — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ Research and Education Foundation announced the 2006 recipients of seven $2,500 scholarships. The scholarships are presented on behalf of the Jerman-Cahoon Scholarship Program. Those eligible for the Jerman-Cahoon Scholarships must be currently enrolled in an accredited entry-level radiologic science program in radiography, nuclear medicine, sonography or radiation therapy with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 in radiologic science core curriculum
The scholarship program was created in 2001 to honor two ASRT pioneers, Ed C. Jerman, who founded the ASRT in 1920, and former ASRT President John B. Cahoon. The program is funded by individual and organizational contributors to the Foundation’s Scholarship Patron Program. This year’s largest contributors were Concentra and Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Each company donated $5,000 to this scholarship program.
The 2006 scholarship recipients are:
· Melissa L. Cook of Greenville, N.C. Ms. Cook is enrolled in a radiography associate degree program at Pitt Community College.
· Penny M. Dodson of Superior, Colo. Ms. Dodson is enrolled in a radiography associate degree program at Pima Medical Institute.
· Ryan P. O’Leary of Monroe, Ga. Mr. O’Leary is enrolled in a radiography certificate program at Dekalb Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology.
· Vicki A. Rogers of Lee’s Summit, Mo. Ms. Rogers is enrolled in a radiologic science bachelor’s degree at Avila University.
· Danielle E. Sines of Perry, Ohio. Ms. Sines is enrolled in a radiologic technology certificate program at the Cleveland Clinic Health System School of Diagnostic Imaging.
· Lisa M. Sivik of Mentor, Ohio. Ms. Sivik is enrolled in a radiologic technology certificate program at the Cleveland Clinic Health System School of Diagnostic Imaging.
· Steven T. Sledz of Swanton, Ohio. Mr. Sledz is enrolled in a radiologic technology associate degree program at Mercy College of Northwest Ohio.
About the ASRT Education and Research Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of the ASRT, the Education and Research Foundation plays a vital role in shaping the future for radiologic technologists by providing scholarships to students who are beginning or continuing their education and by conducting and sponsoring research that describes the R.T. work force. These initiatives, which ultimately impact patient care, are funded by individual and corporate donors.