The College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville recognized its faculty and graduating students this past week.
Awards given out during this event recognize excellence in their studies and those who exemplify the mission of the college.
William Tucker was awarded the Dean’s Award and Jonathan Shaffer was awarded the President’s Award, which signifies the graduating student who had the highest average score on clinical rotations.
Kayla Damron was awarded the Payson Memorial Scholarship Award, designating a graduate from the Appalachian region who is also committed to what the college aims to do and the promotion of the osteopathic medicine field.
Other awards that were given out included the Board of Trustees Award, the Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, and the Krishnamurthy Award, which recognizes excellence in internal medicine. The recipients, respectively, were Ashley Jaglowicz, Christine Kositz and Olivia Rompala.