News
September 7, 2018

ODA Foundation Awards Student Scholarships

The Ohio Dental Association (ODA) Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 13 College of Dentistry students. Scholarship recipients must have engaged in volunteer activities, have financial need, and demonstrate academic excellence. Most are active members of the American Student Dental Association, and they are also committed to continued involvement in organized dentistry.


Throughout 2018, ODA scholarships totaling $44,000 were given to the following College of Dentistry students: 


Scott Balzer (D2), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Joe Crowley


Katherine Cheffins (D4), Dental Student Scholarship


Joseph John D'Amico (D1), Claypool Scholarship


Brianna Durnwald (D4), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Jeanne Nicolette


Kinnison Edmunds (D4), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Ted Pope


Adel Hasan (D4), Forward Ever Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Jim Snelson


​Zachary Heming (D4), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Billie Sue Kyger


​Bryan Kuhlman (D4), Dr. E. Karl Schneider Humanitarian Scholarship


Robert Laing (D3), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Sam Fick


​Anthony Matteotti (D3), Darryl Dever Advocacy Scholarship


Morgan McDermott (D2), ODA Past President Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Burt Job


Gabriel Quinines-Betancourt (D4), Dr. James F. Mercer Leadership Scholarship


Mary Whitmore (D3), Dental Student Scholarship