To honor Royce Osborn, R.T., the first African American president of ASRT, the Education and Research Foundation of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists announced seven students have been awarded scholarships for the Royce Osborn Minority Student Scholarship Program. The scholarships, worth $4,000 each, are presented annually to outstanding minority students attending accredited, entry-level radiologic science programs. This year’s recipients are:
- Elsamani I. Abdelfadiel of Richmond, Va., enrolled in a nuclear medicine bachelor’s degree program at Virginia Commonwealth University;
- Bettina A. Brown of San Antonio, enrolled in a radiography associate degree program at St. Phillips College;
- Adnan M. Kaiser of Atlantic City, N.J., enrolled in a radiologic technology certificate program at Shore Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology;
- Thanh M. Khong of Boston, enrolled in a nuclear medicine bachelor’s degree program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences;
- Tammi M. Kinchlow of Indianapolis, enrolled in a radiologic technology associate degree program at Ivy Tech Community College;
- Hector A. Navarro of Avon, Ind., enrolled in a radiography associate degree program at Indiana University School of Medicine; and
- Mina H. Tonnu of Gardena, Calif., enrolled in a radiography associate degree program at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
For a complete list of 2006 and 2007 contributors please visit www.asrt.org/foundation.