Students recognized by various professional organizations

On Tuesday, June 4, five students were honored with awards from local and national organizations. A special recognition dinner was held at Bobcat Bonnie’s in Detroit. Representatives from the organizations issuing the awards attended the event, as well as school administrators. It was a wonderful evening celebrating the leadership and success of our students!

(left to right) Lena Akkad, Nina Milidrag, Dean Mert Aksu, Elizabeth Macchione, Jonathan Toma

Award recipients are as follows:

Lena Akkad, Dental Class of 2020

American College of Dentists Michigan Section Outstanding Leadership Award

Lena was nominated for this award by her classmates for outstanding leadership. Lena serves as a Class Representative for the Class of 2020.

Adam Hadsell, Dental Class of 2020

American Student Dental Association Award of Excellence

Adam was chosen for this award based on a demonstration of leadership as president of the Detroit Mercy Dental ASDA chapter for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Elizabeth Macchione, Dental Class of 2020

Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship

Elizabeth was selected for this award based on a demonstration of leadership and academic achievements.

Nikolina Milidrag, Dental Class of 2020

Detroit District Dental Society Recognition of Excellence in Patient Care

Nikolina was selected for this award based on achievements in clinic. 

Jonathan Toma, Dental Class of 2022

American Dental Association / DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program Recognition

Jonathan was chosen for this award based on his dedication to research at Detroit Mercy Dental.

 

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