Department of Family Dentistry 2013 Annual Senior Awards
- The Delta Dental Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award
- The Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award
- American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
- Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award
- Dr. Vince and Verla Williams Excellence in Treatment Planning Award in Family Dentistry
- AAWD Eleanor Bushee Award
- American Association of Endodontists Award
- Dr. Duane Schmidt Practice Management Awards
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
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
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
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 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
Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Hillary Guenther
Award Winner: Hillary Guenther
Dr. Manuel Gomez and Alexia Murray
Award Winner: Alexia Murray
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.
3rd prize – Nicholas Barnard
2st prize – Daniel Hiserote
1st Prize – Ryan Teahen