Central Piedmont is proud to announce that cardiovascular technology students Lindsay Hammond of Charlotte, N.C., and Bradford Smith of Matthews, N.C., have received the 2019 American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award.
The award recognizes students who exhibit a passion for the discipline of echocardiography and demonstrate leadership abilities. To be nominated, students must be a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, attend a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP), and be enrolled in a cardiac or echocardiography ultrasound program.
Hammond and Smith met the award’s criteria and scored high marks in its student nominee requirements section, which included nomination information from the program director, letters of support, personal accomplishments, and academic records.
“This prestigious award is a wonderful acknowledgement of our student’s work and the commitment of our cardiovascular technology program,” said Maureen Bumba, dean for health profession and human services at Central Piedmont.
As 2019 Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award recipients, Hammond and Smith will:
- each receive $1,000 to help pay for their program tuition expenses
- receive a complimentary registration to the ASE’s 30th annual Scientific Sessions, being held June 21-26 in Portland, Oregon
- be recognized for their accomplishment at the ASE Awards Presentation on June 22, in the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, and on the ASE’s website
To learn more about the Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award, visit asecho.org/waggonerscholarship/. For details on Central Piedmont’s cardiovascular technology program, go to cpcc.edu/health-human-services/cvt.