Five health professions programs at Temple College presented awards in May to members of their graduating classes:
Highest Academic Average Award: Tara Richardson (Lampasas)
Golden Scaler Award (given to the student with outstanding clinical skills): Tania Fantauzzi (Belton)
Preventive Dentistry Award (given to the student who displays the strongest commitment to preventive care): Mayra Garces (Round Rock)
Table Clinic Award: (recognizes outstanding achievement in special topics presentation: Michelle Mata (Temple)
Student Total Achievement Recognition Award: Irene Martinez (McGregor)
DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
Academic Excellence Award/DMSO “Top Gun Inductee”: Emma Pinter (Belton)
Clinical Excellence Award: Emma Pinter (Belton)
Clinical Achievement Award: Teresita Grace (Salado)
VOCATIONAL NURSING – TEMPLE PROGRAM
Caring Heart Award: Melinda Dehart (Crawford)
Clinical Excellence Award: Jennifer Timmons (Holland)
VFW Awards: Michal Hawkins (Salado), Elcena Madkins (Killeen), Nichole Schultz (Nolanville) and Shekina Washington (Killeen).
Perfect Attendance Awards: Jennifer Timmons (Holland), Melinda Dehart (Crawford) and Stephanie Raesz (Cedar Park).
VOCATIONAL NURSING – TAYLOR PROGRAM
Caring Heart Award: Cassie White (Taylor).
Clinical Excellence Award: Ashley Balduff (Hutto).
VFW Awards: Ashley Balduff (Hutto), Brenda Hull (Hutto) and Christina Priest (Taylor).
ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING
Baylor Scott & White Mack Duce Award: Roxi Wolford (Brownsville)
Temple College Caring Heart Award: Constance (Hannah) Huggins (Fort Hood)
Anna Davis Critical Care Award: Rachel Hutton (Temple)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Award: Danny Lopez (Belton) and Roxi Wolford (Brownsville)
Temple College Shining Star Award (given for perfect attendance): Sarah Riedel (Hutto) and Monika Molnar (Harker Heights)
Honor Graduate Award: Robert Pasley (Killeen)
Outstanding Student of the Year Award: Victoria M. Pizano (Temple)