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March 2005

Release date: March 21, 2005

Three Students to Receive Everhart, Medical Center Scholarships

The Angelo State University College of Sciences has announced the recipients of the San Angelo Community Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship and the Dr. Merrill W. Everhart Scholarships in Science for the 2005-06 academic year.

Holly Scott, a senior biology major from Ranger, will be awarded the $1,300 San Angelo Community Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship. Apurvi Patel, a senior biology major from Ballinger, and Lori Loomis, a junior biochemistry major from Eldorado, will receive $500 Dr. Merrill W. Everhart Scholarships in Science

Scott is a member of Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, Sigma Phi Lambda Sisters for the Lord, Alpha Chi and the American Chemistry Society. She has a 4.0 grade point average and is pursuing a career as a doctor in pediatrics.

Patel is a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society and has served on the Student Government Association. Patel has a 3.8 GPA and plans to work in health care.

Loomis is a member of the Honors Student Association, Honors Student Council, American Chemistry Society and Le Cercle de Francaise. She has a 3.85 GPA and plans to pursue a doctorate in either pharmacology or biochemistry.

The San Angelo Community Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship is open to ASU students who graduated from a Texas high school and are majoring in any medical or medically related field.

The Everhart Scholarship was created by the last will and testament of Julia Tidwell Everhart in honor of Dr. Everhart. The bequest funds an annual scholarship for a student majoring in one of the sciences at ASU.

The three recipients will be honored during a reception at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the Conference Room of the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building, 2333 Vanderventer Ave.