ACP Recognizes First and Second-Year Pharmacy Student Achievements

OAKWOOD, VA (MAY 19, 2023) –  The Appalachian College of Pharmacy recognized its first- and second-year pharmacy students for their achievements at the college during the past year during an awards ceremony, May 18. Third year pharmacy student awards were given May 4, prior to graduation.

“We are very proud of our first- and second-year pharmacy students for their accomplishments during the past year and we congratulate them for their achievements,” said ACP Provost and Dean Susan Mayhew. “Our accelerated degree program at ACP puts these students in a fast-paced learning environment and they have excelled.”

Second year students recognized Thursday were as follows:

  • Highest  GPA, Logan Bailee Surface;
  • Best in Therapeutics, Badri Mohammed Abdi ;
  • Best in Pharmaceutics, McKinley Nathaniel Webb;
  • ACP Dean’s Award, Andrew Joseph Lee;
  • ACP Academic Excellence in Pharmacy Award, Badri Mohammed Abdi;
  • ACP Professionalism Award, Christabel Larbi;
  • ACP Distinguished Service Award, Samantha Joyce Klug;
  • ACP Outstanding Leadership Award, Logan Bailee Surface; and
  • ACP Community Service, Christabel Larbi.

First year students recognized were as follows:

  • Highest GPA, Henrietta Annor, Abanoab Masry and Shobhit Sood;
  • Best in Integrated Basic Science, Henrietta Annor;
  • ACP Dean’s Award, Alborz Justin Fatheddin;
  • ACP Academic Excellence in Pharmacy Award, Kaitlyn Louise Cook;
  • ACP Professionalism Award, Abanoab Masry;
  • ACP Distinguished Service Award, Elizabeth Ann Mischel;
  • ACP Outstanding Leadership Award, Shobhit Sood; and
  • ACP Community Service, Meghan Lee Combs.

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is the only three-year Doctor of Pharmacy program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Founded in 2003, the college accepted its first students in 2005. It is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Its mission is to cultivate a learning community committed to education, community outreach and the professional development of pharmacists. Its graduate pharmacists are now practicing throughout the United States.  

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