MSU Athletic Training Student Award Winners

For a full list of previous scholarship and award winners, please visit the
MSU Kinesiology website

Ronnie Barnes Athletic Training Student and Leadership Award

The Ronnie P. Barnes Award was established in 2002 and is presented to the undergraduate athletic training student who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in student service and leadership in support of undergraduate athletic training at Michigan State University. Criteria involve community and campus leadership opportunities, MSU AT athletic training student club involvement, campus, community and state leadership experiences, and MSU athletic training clinical communication and leadership skills.

2018 Recipients:

Jessica Carr and Abigail Downs

2017 Recipient

Carolyn Rutishauser

 


David O. Hough Memorial Scholarship

This award is presented in memory of Dr. David O. Hough, a longtime friend, team physician, visionary, and former Director of Sports Medicine at Michigan State University.

The Hough Memorial Scholarship was established in 1998 and is presented to an athletic training student who displays excellence in both the academic and clinical athletic training settings while maintaining a strong combination of educational achievement, moral character, passion, and professional fortitude.

2018 Recipients:

Betsy Bovich and Christopher Jake Devlin

2017 Recipients

Rebecca Barta, David Zheng

 


 

Ray J. Saltzman Outstanding Athletic Training Student Award

This award is presented in memory of Ray J. Saltzman, a former Michigan State University athletic training student. This award is presented to those athletic training students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and dedication in support of Michigan State University athletic training and athletics. The Saltzman Award is presented by the MSU Alumni Club of Oakland County.

2018 Recipients:

Rebecca Barta and Jensyn Bradley

 

 

2017 Recipients

Rashawn Jackson, Emily Ferro

 


Michael W. Straus Athletic Training Student Academic Excellence and Achievement Award

These awards are presented to athletic training students who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and achievement at Michigan State University. The awards, initiated in 2002, are presented by former Michigan State University athletic training student Michael W. Straus. The Straus Excellence Award is awarded to senior athletic training students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher at the conclusion of their Fall Semester. The Straus Achievement Award is awarded to senior athletic training students who have achieved between a 3.50 and 3.74 grade point average at the conclusion of their Fall Semester.

2018 Excellence Awards

Rebecca Barta, Jensyn Bradley, Cale Chaltron, Sophie Fekete, Ceci Kieliszewski, David Zheng

2018 Achievement Awards

Marie Angelov, Kelly Bedner, Jessica Carr, Abigail Downs, Deon Jewell, Katie Salanga, Mallory Stolicker, Jonah Taykowski

 

2017 Excellence Recipients

Carolyn Rutishauser, Emily Ferro, Lilly VanDeMark

 

2017 Achievment Recipients

Anya Malloch, Marlena Payne, Courtney Ziemba, Tara Dudley, Ryan Satkowiak, Grant Lee

 


Jack and Mary Ann Heppinstall Memorial Scholarship

Jack Heppinstall worked at Michigan State University as the head athletic trainer for 45 years before retiring in 1959. He was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association in 1962 as one of its 26 NATA charter members. This award is intended to encourage athletic training students who have demonstrated the capacity to achieve educational and professional goals, the motivation to achieve these goals, and the leadership and initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress in the profession of athletic training. AT students are encouraged to incorporate Jack Heppinstall’s criteria with focusing on a consistent and balanced combination of academic, professional, motivation, leadership, AT Club involvement, and clinical initiative characteristics.

2018 Recipients:

Aubrey Bayer, Kaylyn Fales, Emily Hahn, Julia Kulhawik, Jonathon Smith

 

2017 Recipients

David Zheng, Victoria Bender, Rebecca Barta, Abby Downs, Ceci Kieliszewski, Katie Salanga

 


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