Recent PA, DPT graduates recognized by School of Health Sciences

Elon School of Health Sciences graduates were recognized for research, service and academic excellence.

The School of Health Sciences graduated 44 Doctor of Physical Therapy students and 39 Master of Physician Assistant Studies candidates on Saturday, Dec. 11. Of those 83 graduates, a select few were recognized for their incredible achievements while completing their degrees at Elon.

Class of 2021 Doctor of Physical Therapy Awardees

Student Awards

Outstanding Research Award

  • Ashley Etherton

Outstanding Service Award

  • Sinclair Lennon

Outstanding Clinical Performance Award

  • Rebecca Chisholm

Overall Outstanding Student Award

  • Kelly Byrouty
Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 award ceremony

Special Recognitions

Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award

  • Gina Furter, PT, DPT

Rising Alumnx Award

  • Jack Magill DPT’14, OCS, FAAOMPT

Distinguished Alumnx Award

  • Randy Lazicki DPT’08, EdD, LAT, ATC, OCS, SCS, CSCS, TSAC-F

Elon Sports Residency Certificate

  • Will Cooner, PT, DPT

Class of 2021 Physician Assistant Awardees

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (all students that achieved a 4.0 GPA at the end of the program)

  • Jordyn Chandler
  • Caroline Davis
  • Hannah Goodrum
  • Sarah Mason
  • Stephanie Schwartz
  • Alicia Tate
  • Max Wilson

Pi Alpha (PA) Honor Society (students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and are recognized for leadership, service, or research) 

  • Liz Uhlenhake
  • Stephanie Schwartz
  • Meghann Lange
  • Bryson Lee
  • Kristen Place
  • Cassandra Gonzalez-Hernandez

Faculty recognized after three years of service and with leadership or service to a physician assistant program

  • David James

Honorary Award (recognizes service to the profession as a preceptor for Elon’s students)

  • Morgan Payne ’18, PA-C