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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Awards Scholarships to Local High School Students
Raleigh, N.C. (May 22, 2012) - For the ninth consecutive year Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic (ROC) has awarded students at six area high schools with scholarships in recognition of National Athletic Trainers Month. Six graduating seniors received $500 each. The students were selected by the athletic directors and head athletic trainers on criteria including exemplary academic performance and dedicated volunteer service to the sports medicine program.
All students at each high school were eligible to receive one of six $100 scholarships. The students were selected for career aspirations in athletic training or the sports medicine field, exemplary academic performance and dedicated volunteer service to the sports medicine program.
Broughton High School athletic director Jack Spain, head athletic trainer Aaron Minger, and ROC physician Dr. Wallace F. Andrew presented $500 to senior Ellis Wall and $100 to junior Amanda Gaines.
Garner High School athletic director Dwight Harrell, head athletic trainer Michael Guerrero, and ROC physician Dr. Lyman S.W. Smith presented $500 to senior Michaela Beck, and $100 to junior Dominic Chavez.
Millbrook High School athletic director Scott McInnes, head athletic trainer Shannon Poole, and ROC physician Dr. Robert T. Wyker presented $500 to senior Jamie Lee Misencik and $100 to senior Megan O'Neill.
Sanderson High School athletic director Bob Catapano, head athletic trainer Christie Clem, and ROC physician Dr. David W. Boone presented $500 to senior Alex Shaver and $100 to sophomore Graham Fulcher.
Southeast Raleigh High Schoolathletic director Gary Powers, head athletic trainer Ryan Hahner, and ROC physician Dr. Keith P. Mankin presented $500 to senior Xavier Yarborough and $100 to junior Kaleisha Moore.
West Johnston High Schoolathletic director Col. Warren Singleton, head athletic trainer Matt Greene, and ROC physician Dr. Joseph U. Barker presented $500 to senior Ally Ginn and $100 to sophomore Tripp Atkinson.
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic provides sports medicine services to each of the high school's athletic programs and awards scholarships to support and promote the sports medicine programs at each affiliated high school. Raleigh Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Specialist, a division of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, provides rehabilitation services and programs for injured athletes at the high schools.
About Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic (ROC) is Wake County's largest and oldest orthopaedic practice. The orthopaedic surgeons of ROC are fellowship trained in their respective subspecialty areas, which include: foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spine, hip, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine, and pediatric orthopaedic care. Ancillary services include physical therapy, magnetic resonance imaging, radiology, shock wave therapy, and orthotics and pedorthics. The Athletic Performance Center, a division of ROC, provides sports physical therapy and sports performance enhancement services for healthy and injured athletes. ROC is the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Carolina Hurricanes, NC State University, the Carolina Ballet, and multiple high school sports programs in Wake County. ROC has offices in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, and Garner. Complete Practice information is available at www.raleighortho.com.
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