2014-2015 Doisy College of Health Sciences Alumni Association Scholarships Awarded
The Doisy College of Health Sciences Alumni Association Scholarship Fund was established to promote and support student involvement in alumni relations through an annual award of financial assistance to students enrolled in an approved course of study within the Edward and Margaret Doisy College of Health Sciences.
Scholarships are awarded to full-time students based on a letter of recommendation, letter of reference, academic transcripts and personal goals. The 2014-2015 awardees are:
Anna Marchiando, undergraduate student, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She has been employed as a Preparatory Teaching Assistant in the SLU Department of Biology, a resident advisor and is active in SLU’s Micah Program and Campus Ministry’s Mass Choir. Marchiando volunteers at Little Sisters of the Poor and Good Shepard School for Children. She also has helped in developing classes at SLU’s Madrid campus to help ESL students increase their understanding of the English language and L’Arche Spring Breakout Mission trip to Mobile, Ala. in 2012. Upon graduation, Marchiando wants to practice occupational therapy in pediatric and ALS care and eventually, teach occupational therapy.
Kathryn Sulkowski, undergraduate student, Health Sciences Honors Program. She has been involved in St. Norbert Youth Ministry since high school and is currently on the e-board of SLU’s Global Brigades and Disability Services Club, where she is also a founding member. Sulkowski is also a member of the Billikens women's water polo team. Upon graduation, Sulkowski plans to attend medical school.
Kelsey Cook, graduate student, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She has been an Occupational Therapy course assistant; research assistant; tutor for biology, psychology, anatomy and physiology; and events coordinator and summer camp employee working with students with disabilities. Cook has also been a board member for the American Red Cross, participated in the community G.I.V.E. Program and the P.E. Leadership Program. She volunteers at Kingdom House, St. Elizabeth’s Adult Day Care and is active in Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity. Upon graduation, Cook would like to work at an inpatient facility with adolescents and adults who have experienced traumatic injuries including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and strokes.
Tyler Green, graduate student, Program in Physical Therapy. He has been active in the North Grand Service Project, Make a Difference Day and as a Physical Therapy Student Council representative. As a senior, Green served as the president of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, leading the group in educational, social and service activities. Upon graduation, Green would like to open an outpatient physical therapy clinic and coach high school soccer or basketball.