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These awards are given annually at the graduation awards ceremony.  The Student Success Committee selects the award recipients based on criteria set by the award donor.  Some awards require an application form, please see the information below. 

Award Information

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Award
This award recognizes the graduate earning the best record in a course mainly devoted to pharmaceutical history, as judged by the Honors, Awards, and Scholarship Committee. In lieu of achievement in such a didactic pursuit, the award may also include recognition of a student in a local competition who best carries out some other type of pharmaco-historical activity (e.g. historical essay, collecting books or artifacts for himself or the school, historical photography, historical hobbies, etc.). The award consists of a certificate recognizing student achievement from AIHP.

APhA-ASP Senior Recognition Award

Each spring, APhA honors the graduate from each College or School of Pharmacy who has made the greatest contribution to his/her APhA-ASP chapter,
with a Senior Recognition Certificate. In addition, APhA will nationally recognize all of the honored seniors through its publications.   The award consists of a certificate of recognition.

ASHP Senior Recognition Award
ASHP recognizes the graduate from each College or School of Pharmacy who served as President of his/her ASHP chapter.  The award consists of a plaque.
 
Cardinal Health Senior Recognition Award

This award is given to a graduate who is in the top 25% of his/her class and has a record of leadership and service to the profession of pharmacy and to the community.  The recipient must have met the criteria of going into clinical pharmacy.  The award consists of $500.

 
The CVS Caremark Distinction in Community Practice Award
This award is given to a graduate who has distinguished themselves in community pharmacy practice activities and demonstrates strong leadership qualities and has an outstanding record of accomplishment and service to the profession of pharmacy.   The recipient demonstrates a desire to enter community practice upon graduation and has interned for CVS Caremark.  The award consists of a certificate and $2000.  Please complete the application form above and submit it and all required documents by March 15th.  
 
Facts and Comparisons Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication
This award is presented to a graduate in the top 25% of his/her class who has demonstrated superior verbal and written clinical communication skills.
The award consists of a certificate, a 3 year subscription to Facts and Comparisons and 3 reference books.  
 
 
Gregory Outstanding Graduate Award
This prestigious award is named in memory of Lloyd L. Gregory and in honor of the Gregory family of Bristol, TN, in recognition of their visionary leadership, philanthropy and service to the University and the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy.  The recipient of this award must demonstrate excellence in academics and finished in the top 10% of the graduating class.  The recipient must also demonstrate a continual devotion to their faith as evidenced by activities at church, involvement with CPFI, and the desire to integrate their faith into the practice of pharmacy.  Lastly, the recipient must demonstrate excellence in servant hood through involvement in both health related and community volunteer projects. This is the highest honor awarded by the Gregory School of Pharmacy.  The award consists of a plaque, a Medallion, and a check for $10,000.  If you qualify for this award, you must provide the Student Success Committee with a minimum 500 word  essay demonstrating your success in meeting the above criteria.  E-mail your completed essay to the Assistant Dean for Academics by March 15th.

Gregory School of Pharmacy Mission Service Award
This award is given to a graduate who demonstrates excellence within a missions setting by showing compassion, evangelism and pharmaceutical care in a cross-cultural setting.  The award consists of an engraved plaque.

Gregory School of Pharmacy Servant Leader Award
This award, sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities is given to the graduate who put the most effort helping other classmates succeed academically, professionally and spiritually.  The recipient is nominated by the current fourth year class and selected by the Student Success Committee.  The award consists of a certificate and $1500 If you would like to nominate someone for this award, complete the application form above and submit it and all required documents by March 15th.

The Gregory School of Pharmacy Shining Light Award
This award, sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities is given to a graduate who writes the winning essay (minimum of 1000 words) on how faith can make a difference in the pharmacy workplace when the pharmacist shines a light according to Matthew 5:16.   
The award consists of a certificate and $1000.  Please complete the application form above and submit it and all required documents by March 15th.    
 
Lilly Achievement Award
This award is given to a graduate for superior scholarship and professional achievement.  Leadership qualities as well as professional attitude will be considered along with academic performance in the selection of the individual for this honor.The award consists of a DI reference book and certificate.
 
The Merck Graduate Award
This award is given to a graduate for superior scholarship and professional achievement.  Leadership qualities as well as professional attitude will be considered along with academic performance in the selection of the individual for this honor. The award consists of Merck Manual and Index.
 
 
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Excellence in Pharmacy Award

Presented to a graduate who is in the top 25% of his/her class, intend to enter practice upon graduation, demonstrates high professional motivation and possesses a unique ability to communicate drug information.
The award consists a framed, limited edition lithograph, a certificate and a $250 grant for educational materials.
 
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Recognition Award
This award is given to a graduate who has demonstrated promise in improving patient care and shows an appreciation for scientific inquiry and an evidence-based approach to evaluating natural medicines.  The award consists of a certificate, one year of complimentary access to the entire Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database at www.NaturalDatabase.com, access to the mobile app version for iPhone or Android.

The Pharmacy Practice Award
This award, sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities is presented to two graduates who performed best during their clerkship rotations in terms of effectively translating knowledge into practice.  The recipients are selected by the clinical faculty.  The award consists of a certificate and (2) $500.

Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Chapter Senior Award
This award is presented to a Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society mem ber graduate who is chosen by their respective chapter based on contributions to pharmacy leadership.  The award consists of a certificate.
 
Publix Community Engagement Award
This award, sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities is given to a graduate who has shown a passion for community outreach and for improving the quality of life of the patients he/she serves.  This recipient demonstrates a desire to enter community practice upon graduation and has interned for Publix.  This award consists of a certificate and $2500.  Please complete the application form above and submit it and all required documents by March 15th.  
 
Rho Chi Academic Achievement Award
This award, sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities is the highest scholastic award offered by the Gregory School of Pharmacy. This award recognizes the graduate with the highest academic average at the end of the spring term of the fourth professional year.  The recipient must have attended the GSOP for all four professional years.  The award consists of a plaque and $1000.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Outstanding Graduate Award
This award is presented to a graduate who has excelled in the study of pharmacy.  In line with the mission of Teva Pharmaceuticals, this award also recognizes a student who is committed to cultural awareness and international pharmacy.  The award consists of a plaque and a check for $250.  


The CR Walgreens Excellence in Community Practice Award

T his award provides recognition to a graduate who has an outstanding record of accomplishment and service to the profession of pharmacy.   The recipient demonstrates a desire to enter community practice upon graduation and has interned for Walgreens.    The award consists of the recipients name on a perpetual plaque held at the GSOP and a check for $2000.  Please complete the application form above and submit it and all required documents by March 15th.  

 

Class of 2013 Graduate Awards Recipients   
 
Gregory Outstanding Graduate Award:   Samantha Axtell
 
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Award:  Halena Sautman
 
APhA-ASP Senior Recognition Award Jennifer Scales

 

ASHP Senior Recognition Award Halena Sautman

 

Cardinal Health Senior Recognition Award:   Jigna Patel

 
CVS Caremark Distinction in Community Practice AwardDaniel Dunham

Facts and Comparisons Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication
Jennifer Scales
 
Gregory School of Pharmacy Mission Service Award Brian Hoag
 
Gregory Servant Leader AwardSamantha Axtell

Gregory School of Pharmacy
Shining Light Award
Nicole Edquist

Lilly Achievement Award:  Julianne Beacom
 
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Excellence in Pharmacy Award Marcus Ville Tiitto
 
NACDS Distinction in Community Practice Award Marc-Andre Vincent
 
NACDS Distinction in Faith Integration Award Sunshine Peterson
 
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Recognition Award: Vu Huynh

Pharmacy Practice Award
Gina Pham and Nicole Edquist


Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Chapter Senior Award
Nicole Edquist
 
Publix Community Engagement AwardJacqueline Ashley
 
Rho Chi Academic Achievement AwardSamantha Axtell and Jennifer Scales

Teva Pharmaceuticals Outstanding Graduate Award
Sandy Bonfin

C.R. Walgreens Excellence in Community Practice Award Rosana Morales-Gomez