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Class of 2014 student awards

Each year the Emory DPT faculty present awards to recognize students from the graduating class for their outstanding work
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Winners of the 2014 Excellence in Service Award, pictured with DPT Director Zoher Kapasi, are (l-r): Katherine Hall, Annie Keener, Nancy Ng and Jennifer Pak.

Excellence in Leadership Award

This award is given to the students who show considerable initiative and organizational skills related to class and program activities.

  • Travis Barefoot
  • Annie Keener

Excellence in Service Award

This award recognizes the outstanding service contributions of students to the program and/or our professional association.

  • Katherine Hall
  • Annie Keener
  • Jennifer Pak
  • Nancy Ng

Frances A. Curtiss Award for Excellence in Community Service

This award recognizes the outstanding service contributions of students to the community at the local, national or international level.

  • Michael Saunders
  • Angela Tsai
  • Lilly Webster

Johnnie Morgan Award for Excellence in Clinical Science

This award is given to students based on the recommendations of the clinical instructors and the director of clinical education for going above and beyond what is expected of a student during their clinical affiliations.

  • Elizabeth Eldridge
  • Lara Perkins
  • Zachary Walston

Director’s Award for Academic Excellence

This award is given to students for their exceptional academic work.

  • Annie Keener
  • Nancy Ng
  • Lilly Webster

Pamela A. Catlin Award for Excellence in Critical Inquiry

This award is given to students who were deemed by the faculty in consultation with their advisor to have shown leadership, mastery of content knowledge, problem solving ability, enthusiasm, value to the overall research project, among other qualities.

  • Lindsay White
  • Michelle Phillips

Susan J. Herdman Award for Clinical Practice

This award is given to students who exemplify the drive to advance our profession and who demonstrate knowledge and skills in a specialized area of patient care.

  • Nancy Ng
  • Lindsay Nicoletti
  • Christine Pieton

Director’s Award for Excellence in Growth Mindset

This award acknowledges an exceptional student who models behaviors of perseverance and courage in meeting challenges, and through hard work and dedication creates a love of learning and resilience.

  • Carmen Wurtz

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