Class President Angela Kennedy and classmates switch their tassels.
Forty-three students received their
Doctor of Chiropractic degrees
at the Florida campus’ second
graduation convocation, held
Friday, March 24, in the Mary
McLeod Bethune Performing Arts
Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Amy Bernstein was valedictorian
and Rachel Karpf was salutatorian.
The Virgil V. Strang Philosophy
Award was given to Brian Moriarty
while the Clinical Excellence
Award was presented to Heather
Hankison. Amy Bernstein, Jeffrey
Dettwiler, Ashley Owens and
Jinnifer Stephan were named
President’s Scholars for making
the Dean’s List every quarter.
In delivering the commencement address, Frederick R. Carrick, D.C., Ph.D., the professor emeritus at the Carrick
Institute, reviewed the key role D.D. Palmer played in the clinical understanding of the nervous system. He also
discussed several clinical cases that changed the lives not only of the individual but society at large. Incorporating
wit and humor, he impressed upon the graduates the reality of chiropractors’ service to humankind.