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East County Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 11 years ago

LECOM students earn scholarships


Two Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton students received top honors at the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association’s 107th annual conference Feb. 18-21 in Ft. Lauderdale.

Third-year medical students Fatima Imtiaz and Brent Stottman were the recipients of $5,000 scholarships from the Osteopathic and Podiatric Foundation of Florida Hospital East Orlando.

Both students are completing core rotations at the hospital.

Second-year students Jamie Melichar and Jeremy Bigham also were honored.

Melichar received a plaque and $500 scholarship for her service as vice president of the FOMA student district society and the Foundations of the Osteopathic Profession. Bigham was awarded the Advocates for FOMA $500 scholarship.

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