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Physical therapy program awards 37 DPT degrees

Thirty-seven candidates in Elon’s doctor of physical therapy program received their degrees on Dec. 6, 2009, in a ceremony featuring an address from John D. Childs, associate professor and director of research for the U.S. Army in the Baylor University doctoral program in physical therapy.

Childs is also an associate professor with the U.S. Army in Baylor University's Post-Professional Doctoral Program in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, and he is chief of the United States Air Force Physical Medicine Research and Practice Activities.

Program leaders presented three awards to graduating students before Elon University President Leo M. Lambert conferred degrees on the candidates.

Outstanding Overall Student award – Erin Michelle Sanders
Outstanding Clinical Education award – William Brent Henderly
Outstanding Research award – Timothy William McHugh

The graduation ceremony took place in Whitley Auditorium. Those receiving the doctor of physical therapy degree included the following:

Melissa M. Adkins
B.S., Elon University

Laura Michelle Allen
B.S., North Carolina State University

Stephanie Thompson Boswell
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Christopher James Chalko
B.S., Elon University

Alison Monroe Dancy
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mary Janae Deats
B.S., Marietta College

Leslie Marie Durke
B.S., University of Louisiana Lafayette

Anna McCall Edwards
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Michelle Elysia Feiser
B.S., High Point University

James Edward Fernandes
B.S., University of Connecticut

Peter James Geloso
B.S., Elon University

Michelle Joy Gorman
B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Nicole Lynn Greene
B.S., University of South Florida

Rachel Marie Gunther
B.S., University of Michigan

Miranda Rose Guyton
B.S., Campbell University

William Brent Henderly
B.S., Elon University

Amber Renee Hill
B.S., Mount Olive College

William George Jordan III
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Joshua Ryan Judd
B.S., Indiana State University

Bradley Todd Kessler
B.S., Campbell University

Timothy William McHugh
B.A., University of Maryland

PJ Morrison
B.S., Salisbury University

Angela Christine Wagner O’Daniel
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Derek Michael Parks
B.A., University of Illinois

John R. Pugh
B.S., Lenoir-Rhyne College

Crystal Renee Ramsey
B.S., Shenandoah University

Kayla A. Robison
B.S., University of Central Missouri

Morgan Amber Rountree
B.S., North Carolina State University

Erin Stallings Ruppe
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Erin Michelle Sanders
B.S., Furman University

Keri Moffitt Sheehan
B.S., Elon University

Linda Michelle Spees
B.S., Methodist College; M.Ed., Campbell University

Amy Elizabeth Stack
B.S., George Washington University

Amanda Kleweno Stewart
B.S., James Madison University

Justin Randall Stewart
B.S., Georgia Southern University

Meagan Helen Stobie
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Caroline Bowen Thutt
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Eric Townsend,
Staff
12/11/2009 9:02 AM