The Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) has announced the members of its 2010 KPTA All-Academic Team. Students from the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant programs from across the Commonwealth were eligible for consideration. The purpose of the team is to recognize outstanding physical therapy students who are likely to make a significant impact upon the physical therapy profession on a community, state, or national level. Candidates were evaluated on academic performance, extracurricular and campus activities, community service and service to the physical therapy profession. Additionally, each student submitted an essay describing the candidates selection of physical therapy as a profession and their personal and professional goals.
Physical therapist students named as members of the 2010 team and their respective institution are: Ellen Bauman, Louisville, Bellarmine University; Lucinda Taylor Castle, Lexington, University of Kentucky; Allyson Dockery, Elizabethtown, University of Kentucky; Emily Faragasso, Lexington, University of Kentucky; Nicole Gee, Louisville, Bellarmine University; and Emily Hays, Lexington, Bellarmine University.
Physical therapist assistant students named as members of the team include: Katie Alexander, Burkesville, Somerset Community College; Daphne Bates, Smithfield, Jefferson Community and Technical College; Yulanda Bradshaw, Columbia, Somerset Community College; Lorie Jackson, Shelbyville, Jefferson Community and Technical College; and Jasmine Robertson, Jackson, Hazard Community and Technical College.
Members of the KPTA All-Academic Team will be recognized at the associations annual spring conference in Lexington this May.
For more information about the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Somerset Community College, contact the program director at firstname.lastname@example.org.