2013 Recipient, Richard Garcia (middle)
Criteria:
Any student enrolled in a California School of Pharmacy who is a current member of ASP/CPhA is eligible to be nominated for this award. The person nominated should be active in the student chapter and demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the future of the profession as evidenced by involvement in CPhA and APhA professional activities. The person nominated should be involved in community projects or other programs designed to bring credit and public acceptance to the profession. Additionally, the student should be involved in advancing his/her school academically and professionally. Each California School of Pharmacy is requested to submit nominations for students from their graduating class that meet the above qualifications.


Required:

  • Completed nomination form
  • A letter from the nominator to address the criteria and provide specific examples of how the candidate has made significant, influential and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.
  • Current full curriculum vitae or detailed resume of the nominee.
  • Up to 4 letters of recommendation
  • All letters of support must be signed by the author. Emailed letters must contain an electronic signature.
Submit a Nomination for the Student Pharmacist of the Year Award


Award Submission:

Deadline for CPhA to collect nominations is December 31 annually. All awards are submitted for review either electronically or via U.S. Postal Service. Please fill out the online nomination form and send all supporting documentation via email to ktacher@cpha.com. If submitting by mail, please download the nomination form and send along with all supporting documentation to:

CPhA Awards Committee
Attn: Awards Manager
4030 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834

Selection Process:
The CPhA Awards Committee is responsible for selecting all qualified award winners, which is based upon careful review of all qualified applicants. Upon receipt of a nomination package, CPhA staff reviews the package for completeness and then forwards on to the CPhA Awards Committee. If the nomination package is incomplete, a CPhA staff member will follow up with the nominator to obtain the missing information.

Student Pharmacist of the Year Past Recipients

 2013  Richard Garcia  2002  Deborah Anderson  1992  Peter Koo
 2012   David Ha   2001  Dante Yuson  1991  Jeanine Hamill
 2011   Hilary Campbell  2000  Scott Eric Ayres  1990  Dan Cariddi
 2010  Bonnie Hui-Callahan  2000
 Shaun F. Young  1989  Michael Pavlovich
 2009  Vi Le  1999  Lawrence Brown  1988
 Grace Hayes
 2008  Danielle Colayco  1998  Helen Park  1987
 Michael Manolakis
 2007  David Truong   1997  Jeffrey Wong  1986
 Robert Garlick
 2006  Jennifer Russell  1996  William Mumbert  1985
 Mark Shaefer
 2005  Christine Rongavilla  1995  Edna Chan  1984 
 Les Bennett
 2004  Jeff Jolliff  1994  Jeanne Lucich  1983
 Ruth Arnold
 2003  Peter Lee  1993  Jennifer Ura  1982  Susan McCalla