NACDS Foundation announces Pharmacy Student Scholarship recipients

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced on Monday the recipients of the annual Pharmacy Student Scholarship Awards.

The NACDS Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship Program identifies and recognizes the next generation of pharmacy leaders during their pursuit of academic success and educational goals. The NACDS Foundation awarded scholarships totaling $30,000 to six pharmacy students.  

The six NACDS Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship Awards were chosen to receive named scholarships that honor distinguished pharmacy leaders and companies that share the NACDS Foundation’s commitment to education, research and charitable work. The recipients are as follows:
 
Mark Schiffmann of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Emily Swayka of Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy received the Leonard J. DeMino Pharmacy Student Scholarships.
 
Laura Vollmer of Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and Joshua Prostek of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy received the Taro Research Foundation Scholarships.
 
Delaram Bahmandar of Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy and Ashle Kappenman of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy received the Teva Pharmaceuticals Robert J. Bolger Scholarships.
 
“These students represent the future of pharmacy, and we applaud them for their academic accomplishments.  Each exemplifies one of the key missions of the NACDS Foundation in supporting continuing education programs that focus on patient-centered care in the community pharmacy setting,” stated NACDS Foundation president Kathleen Jaeger.  “We are delighted to honor these exceptional students with scholarships to assist them in continuing their pharmacy education."