Western University of Health Sciences College of Allied Health Professions Western University of Health Sciences
College of Allied Health Professions

Honors, Awards & Scholarships

The Department of Physical Therapy Education is proud to acknowledge the presentation

of student honors, awards and scholarships as listed herein.

DPT Class of 2013 Awards Ceremony August 1, 2013

Western University of Health Sciences Awards

Alumni Memorial Award

Given in memory of deceased Alumni to a graduate who exhibits the dedication and enthusiasm of a
future Alumnus.

Omid A. Kajbaf

College of Allied Health Professions Awards

The President’s Society Award

Presented to a graduate in recognition of academic excellence and service to the University.

Rebecca L. Lisonbee

Bertha Oliver Memorial Award

Presented to a graduate who displays a kind and humanistic nature, is in good academic standing, and provides service to the community and University.

Grant M. Hirayama

The Dean’s Award

Presented to a graduate for service to the College of Allied Health Professions, and the community, leadership ability, and good academic standing.

Stephanie L. Olin

 

The Dean’s List

Students selected from the top ten percent of each class.

Dawit S. Berhanu

Alexandra J. Bottorff

Erin M. Casselle

Kelly R. Higgins

Terri L. Jemison

Lindsey M. Kuroda

Brandon K. Kusakabe

Stacey A. May

Ryan J. Napeek

Lindsey A. Watt-Harvey

 

Alpha Eta Honor Society

A national scholastic honor society for the Allied Health Professions, that promotes and recognizes individuals who have maintained a GPA of 3.8 or higher, have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and have made contributions to the allied health professions.

Alexandra J. Bottorff

Kelly R. Higgins

Stacey A. May

Jane M. Janousek

Ernest Linares

Antonio E. Dimaano

Department of Physical Therapy Education Awards

Physical Therapy Faculty Award

Presented to a graduate for outstanding performance in all aspects of the program.

Megan E. Borjan

Physical Therapy Academic Achievement Award

Presented to a graduate who receive the highest cumulative grade point average in the Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum.

Kelly R. Higgins

 

Physical Therapy Outstanding Clinical Performance Award

Presented to a graduate for outstanding performance during the Clinical Education experiences in the program.

Ariel M. Forman

Physical Therapy Outstanding Service Award

Presented to a graduate for outstanding service to the American Physical Therapy Association, and to other community service organizations.

Omid A. Kajbaf

John Wallace Award

Presented to a graduate for Outstanding Service to the American Physical Therapy Association at the National, State or District Level, and evidence of leadership in advocacy for the physical therapy profession.

Lindsey A. Liggan

The Roy G. And Marion L. Kramer Endowment Award

Given to a Physical Therapy student for academic achievement, community service. and financial need.

Ashleigh B. Miller

Rebecca E. Pabst Memorial Scholarship Award

Presented to a gaduate who is nominated by the Department of Physical Therapy Education Faculty for exhibiting the following characteristics: Commitment and enthusiasm for the Physical Therapy profession, compassion, helpfulness to other students, and participation in extra-curricular activities.

Erin M. Casselle

Leadership And Service Award

Presented to an Advanced Standing graduate for outstanding service to the community and/or American Physical Therapy Association, and for leadership in the physical therapy profession.

AJ Y. Levinger

Alumni Award

Presented to an Advanced Standing graduate who exhibits the dedication and enthusiasm of the future alumnus,
outstanding performance in all aspects of the program, and who serves as an excellent ambassador for the program.

Antonio E. Dimaano

The Phoenix Award

Presented to a graduate who has overcome adversity and persevered under difficult circumstances in the pursuit and completion of his/her professional education.

Andrea Lopez

Class Morale Award

Presented to a graduate for contributing to the morale of the class and being supportive to the College of Allied Health Professions.

Stephanie L. Olin

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Students selected in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment as a student.

Megan E. Borjan

Alexandra J. Bottorff

Erin M. Casselle

Joseph W. Estes

Kelly R. Higgins

Terri L. Jemison

Omid A. Kajbaf

Rebecca L. Lisonbee

Ashleigh B. Miller

Stephanie L. Olin

Lindsey A. Watt-Harvey