NCPA Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

NCPA October 2, 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2022) – During the National Community Pharmacists Association’s Annual Convention, taking place Oct. 1-4 in Kansas City, the NCPA Foundation announced the 17 recipients of this year’s NCPA Foundation scholarships. The NCPA Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year to college students pursuing community pharmacy ownership, recognizing those with demonstrated leadership qualities, academic achievement and an interest in independent pharmacy. Scholarship awardees receive funds to be put toward tuition as well as a complimentary registration to this year’s NCPA Annual Convention and a travel stipend.

Congratulations to the following NCPA student members receiving a 2022 NCPA Foundation scholarship:

J.C. and Rheba Cobb Memorial Scholarship in Government Affairs  
Andrew Smith, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy

Neil Pruitt Sr. Memorial Scholarship for Entrepreneurism  
Abigail Cochran, Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy

William B. Simmons Memorial Scholarship in Pharmacy Management  
Alyssa Perry, Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy

Partners in Pharmacy Scholarship  
Mohit Kumar, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Emma McCloskey, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy
Ashley Murphy, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy
Marylyn Oche, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Pharmacy
Kayde Tudor, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy

Presidential Scholarships, sponsored by McKesson/RxOwnership  
Alexandra Bladholm, South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
Katelyn Carswell, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy
Madeline Clark, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Jordan Conner, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy
Meagan Garza, University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy
Noah Gurr, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Ryan Hoffart, University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Kayla Kleinfeldt, The Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Savannah Poole, Wingate University School of Pharmacy 

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The NCPA Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1953 to honor John W. Dargavel, who was executive secretary of the National Association of Retail Druggists (NARD), now NCPA. Contributions to the foundation are tax-deductible as charitable donations to the extent permitted under federal tax law. The NCPA Foundation promotes the sustainability and growth of independent community pharmacies through scholarships, grants, and ownership development. For more information, go to www.ncpafoundation.org.

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