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Department of Family Dentistry 2013 Annual Senior Awards

 

Award Descriptions


The Delta Dental Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award
presented by: Dr. Ed Schooley and Dr. Mickey Spector

Dr. Ed Schooley and Jill McDermott
Dr. Ed Schooley and Jill McDermott

The Delta Dental Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award is presented to a D4 student who has excelled in record keeping and treatment planning. The award consists of a framed certificate and a check for $3000.

Award Winner:  Jill McDermott

 


The Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award
presented by: Dr. Mickey Spector & Dr.Ruth Spieker

Dr. Ruth Spieker and Chelsea E. Twohig
Dr. Ruth Spieker and Chelsea E. Twohig

This is a certificate and complementary one-year membership in the AGD given to a graduating senior dental student who has indicated a desire to practice general dentistry, maintained an academic scholastic balance between his/her clinical and didactic basis courses of study, and demonstrated outstanding attributes conducive to exceptional doctor-patient relationships.

Award Winner:  Chelsea E. Twohig

 


American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
presented by: Dr. Mickey Spector

Dr. Mickey Spector and Maranda M. Bissell
Dr. Mickey Spector and Maranda M. Bissell

This award recognizes a D4 student for outstanding achievement in the pursuit of excellence in the undergraduate study of esthetic dentistry. The award is a framed certificate.

Award Winner:  Maranda M. Bissell

 


Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award
presented by: Dr. DC Holmes

Mrs. Karolyn Leary and Jarod W. Johnson
Mrs. Karolyn Leary and Jarod W. Johnson

The Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award is presented annually to a graduating senior dental student who has demonstrated the high ethical and technical standards personified by Dr. Leary.  The award consists of a framed certificate and a check for $500.

Award Winner:  Jarod W. Johnson

 


Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams Excellence in Treatment Planning in Family Dentistry Award
presented by: Dr. Vince Williams, Verla Williams and Dr. Mickey Spector

Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams and Matthew R. French
Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams and Matthew R. French

This award, established and endowed by Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams, consists of a plaque and a check for $2000, presented to “the top senior Family  entistry student who has consistently demonstrated the principles of rational treatment planning in the treatment of their patients in the Department of Family Dentistry."

Award Winner:  Matthew R. French

 


AAWD Eleanor Bushee Award
presented by: Dr. Paula Weistroffer

Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Hillary Guenther
Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Hillary Guenther

Award Winner:  Hillary Guenther

 


American Association of Endodontists Award
presented by: Dr. Manuel Gomez

Dr. Manuel Gomez and Alexia Murray
Dr. Manuel Gomez and Alexia Murray

Award Winner:  Alexia Murray

 


Dr. Duane Schmidt Practice Management Awards
presented by: Dr. Larry Squire

Dr. Larry Squire, Ryan Teahen, Daniel Hiserote, and Nicholas Barnard
Dr. Larry Squire, Ryan Teahen, Daniel Hiserote, and Nicholas Barnard

These awards are presented to D4 students who demonstrated the highest achievements in the Department of Family Dentistry’s Practice Management course. The awards are named for Dr. Duane Schmidt, a Cedar Rapids dentist, author, and lecturer, whose generous donations fund the awards. The awards consist of a framed certificate and an expense voucher for a local, state, or national dental meeting.

Award Winners:
3rd prize – Nicholas Barnard
2st prize – Daniel Hiserote
1st Prize – Ryan Teahen