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