January 8, 2011 — Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs held its 163rd commencement for the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic Dec. 18, 2010 in the William D. Purser, DC, Center on the Logan campus in suburban St. Louis.
The ceremony, which included the academic hooding of each graduate, honored 105 students with the conferral of the Doctor of Chiropractic degree by Logan President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC. Twenty-one students received their Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation degrees from Logan University Programs.
The commencement speaker was U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, (R-Utah) —grandfather of new Logan graduate Dr. Christopher Whetton — who spoke at length during his remarks about the importance of integrity. Through the authority of the Logan’s Board of Trustees and the faculty of Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs, Sen. Hatch was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree.
Eighteen graduates were recognized with special academic honors. Valedictorian Amanda K. Wyant graduated summa cum laude. Bradley Verburg, Megan Wollin, Jamie Tripp, Amy Cortese, Kyle Warren, Andrea Verdeyen, David Miyasaki and Jonathan Weimer graduated magna cum laude.
Cum laude graduates included Jack Stanfield, Jr., Carly Youlton, Sara Molnar, R. Matthew Innis, Sarah Ytsma, Jeremy Green, Jennifer Talbert, Brittaney McGary and Tyler Ideus. Students who made the Dean’s List included Sara Molnar, Jamie Tripp, Bradley Verburg, Andrea Verdeyen, Kyle Warren, Megan Wollin and Amanda Wyant. Sara Molnar was the recipient of the $1,000 Dr. Al Chamberlin Student Doctor Award presented by the Logan Alumni Association.
Source: Logan College of Chiropractic, www.logan.edu