Student Receives NACDS Foundation Scholarship
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy's Logan Fiscus Receives NACDS
Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship
ST. LOUIS (Feb. 1, 2012) – St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Logan Fiscus has received a National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship.
Fiscus, a fifth-year student from Bridgeport, Ill., received a $5,000 Teva Pharmaceuticals Robert J. Bolger Scholarship.
In all, NACDS awarded 58 scholarships – totaling $190,000 – to students representing 42 colleges and schools of pharmacy. The majority of scholarships were for $3,000; Fiscus was one of eight students to receive a $5,000 award.
The NACDS Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship Program identifies and recognizes the next generation of pharmacy leaders during their pursuit of academic success and educational goals.
“These students exemplify one of the key missions of the NACDS Foundation in supporting continuing education programs that focus on patient-centered care in the community pharmacy setting,” said NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger. “As the future of pharmacy, we applaud these students for their academic accomplishments, and are delighted to honor these exceptional students with scholarships to assist them in continuing their pharmacy education.”
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St. Louis College of Pharmacy: Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in America. It integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a six-year professional curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The College admits students directly from high school and accepts transfer students from other colleges and universities. Approximately 1,265 students attend, and more than 72 percent of practicing pharmacists in the St. Louis metropolitan area are alumni.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that serves as the education, research and charitable affiliate of NACDS. The NACDS Foundation seeks to improve the health and wellness of the people in America. It utilizes education, research, and charitable involvement to help people improve their health and quality of life through an understanding of medication therapy and the importance of taking medications appropriately. For more information, please visit www.NACDSFoundation.org.