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Summer 2006


West graduates 42 doctors of chiropractic

The Class of 061 toss their clinic cards at West’s Winter Quarter 2006 graduation convocation.
West Graduates toss caps

Forty-two graduates received their Doctor of Chiropractic degrees at West’s Winter Quarter 2006 commencement, held March 10, in the theater of the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Valedictorian Joyce Woodworth and salutatorian Danielle Custode both graduated Magna Cum Laude, as did Travis Ratledge and Melissa Windsor. Rachman Chung, Kristi Holder, Jereme Marchall, Timothy O’Leary, Tikisa Primes, Jennifer Reiner and Kevin Solari graduated with Cum Laude honors. Clinical Excellence honors were presented to Kelly Polzin for the Tasman Clinic on the San Jose campus, and to Tikisa Primes, for West’s Santa Clara clinic. The recipient of the Virgil V. Strang Philosophy Award was Ti Pence, while Kelly Polzin received the Student Fellow Award.

Arlan Fuhr, D.C., co-founder of the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique and president of the National Institute of Chiropractic Research, presented the commencement address.

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