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East County Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 7 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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