The KILN scholars and mentors celebrated the end of the academic year with an awards and recognition event on April 30, 2014. The Price Family Foundation representative, Joanne Duhl, was present at this event for the second consecutive time. Scholars and mentors were congratulated on their accomplishments and enthusiastic participation in KILN. To learn more about the award winners, click here.
In addition, Tiffany Clapp and Chenille Morrison, graduating KILN scholars, presented their experiences through KILN. Chenille has been a participant in KILN since the fall of 2010, and will graduate with her BS in nursing in May. She served as a freshman seminar leader for two years and as the vice president of the Massachusetts Student Nurses Association. Tiffany has been a member of KILN since 2012, and is completing the master’s entry into nursing program. She will sit for the certification exam to become a family nurse practitioner this summer and hopes to incorporate her clinical interest in genetics to her practice. Both speakers expressed their gratitude for the opportunities afforded them by the Price Family Foundation and reflected on their personal and professional journeys.
Cathy Read and Debra Pino presented the student and mentor awards, and Joanne spoke about the goals of Price Family Foundation and how the KILN program aligns with those goals. Cathy Read concluded the event by wishing the best of luck to students as they prepared for finals and to graduates as they enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree.