2018 Spring CDT Pillar Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted on July 11, 2018

The Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology has announced the winners of the 2018 Spring CDT Pillar Scholarship:

     •Andrew Hurst –  Summerville, SC

     •Antony Stukes – Durham, NC

     •Christina Farner – Rochester, NY

     •Corinne Chan – Pomona, CA

     •Danielle Lauer, RG – Tucson, AZ

     •David Johnson, CDT – Madison, WI

     •Dena Engel, CDT – Beasley, TX

     •Destanie Henderson – Princeton, TX

     •Diana Shveyko – Chicopee, MA

     •Gale Matthews – Torrington, CT

     •James Redden – Grand Prairie, TX

     •Jonathan Greer – Abilene, TX

     •Kate Nguyen, CDT – Los Angeles, CA

     •Leon Whitfield – Jacksonville, FL

     •Michael Blanton, CDT – Hewitt, TX

     •Nicholas Deister, RG– Marion, IA

     •Thomas Evans – Garfield Heights, OH

     •Tobie Dunlap – Cedar Lake, IN

     •Uyen Nguyen – Orange, CA

     •Vladimir Rebyakov – North Royalton, OH

     •William Conover – Absecon, NJ

The CDT Pillar Scholarship is designed to allow qualified dental technicians the opportunity to sit for the three examinations that comprise the Certified Dental Technician (CDT) examination process. Scholarship recipients will have their application and testing fees covered to take the written comprehensive examination, written specialty examination, and hands-on practical examination, one time each. The scholarship amount awarded varies upon the individual’s current certification process, but could potentially reach up to $935.

The CDT Pillar Scholarship has been offered since 2004. “The Foundation has awarded more CDT Pillar Scholarships in the past three and a half years than in the first decade of its existence. The reason behind this growth is simple – the Foundation’s dedicated donors,” said Foundation Chair, Gary Iocco.

The CDT Pillar Scholarship is offered twice each year – once in the spring, and once in the fall. The application deadline for the 2018 Fall CDT Pillar Scholarship is September 15, 2018. Click here for details on this opportunity.

The Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The purpose of the Foundation is to advance the profession of dental laboratory technology by addressing industry-driven needs and providing solutions that are relevant and accessible to dental technicians and other members of the dental team.

The Foundation’s ability to increase grants and create new programs to support education and workforce training are based solely on contributions from individuals and companies. Donations are accepted throughout the year. To support the Foundation, please visit www.dentallabfoundation.org/donors.   

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