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AOA and Gold Humanism select scholars

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The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society (seen right) recently selected 19 Class of 2016 students each. Seven were selected for both.

AOA is a professional medical organization that promotes excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the medical profession. The scholastic top 25 percent of a medical school class is eligible for nomination, and up to 16 percent may be elected based on leadership, character, community service and professionalism. The FSU Delta Chapter is led by Faculty Advisor Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi. Students selected from the Class of 2016 were:

•  Joah Aliancy
•  Kyle Andrews
•  Eric Branch
•  Julia Comer
•  Elizabeth Coughlin
•  Joshua Dault
•  Clinton Dunn
•  Sarah (Helton) Evans
•  Andrew Golden
•  Sasha Kaiser
•  John Kanter
•  Hanna Lee
•  Jason Miles
•  Jesse O’Shea
•  Mark Rohaus
•  Ivana Simpson
•  William Carraher Stross
•  Heather Tramel
•  Kathleen Wood

Gold Humanism identifies senior students who excel in both clinical and interpersonal skills through nominations from faculty, staff and classmates who’d “want the student to care for their own loved ones.” It was created by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation to recognize a graduating class’s top 10-15 percent who stand out as exemplars of humanism. These students have attributes such as compassion, service, integrity and respect. The FSU Chapman Chapter is led by Faculty Advisor Daniel Van Durme. Students selected from the Class of 2016 were:

•  Joah Aliancy
•  Shlermine “Shea” Aupont
•  Casey Burnette
•  John-Anthony Coppola
•  Clinton Dunn
•  Gregory Elie
•  Sarah (Helton) Evans
•  Marielys Figueroa-Sierra
•  Cielo Gnecco
•  Sasha Kaiser
•  Hanna Lee
•  Clarissa Lomonaco
•  Heather (Domark) Lopez
•  Todd Nanni
•  Jesse O’Shea
•  William Carraher Stross
•  Carson Rodeffer
•  Makandall Saint-Eloi
•  Tamra (Rich) Travers