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ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships Support Development of Dental Hygiene Educators

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In support of the

development of future dental hygiene educators, the American Dental

Education Association (ADEA) presented two dental hygiene students with

the 2013 ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarship for Dental Hygiene

Students Pursuing Academic Careers at the 2013 ADEA Annual Session &

Exhibition, held March 16-19, in Seattle, Washington.

Ms. Yvonne Aitken of Eastern Washington University and Ms. Brittany

Minichbauer, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School

of Dentistry, were each awarded $2,000 to pursue education beyond an

associate's degree.

"Crest Oral-B congratulates Ms. Aitken and Ms. Minichbauer on their

achievements," says Desi Nuckolls, Scientific Relations Manager at The

Procter & Gamble Company. "Through these scholarships given by ADEA, we

are proud to support students pursuing careers as dental hygiene

educators. We wish them the best of luck."

Each year, ADEA presents this award to two dental hygiene students who

are committed to academic careers in dental hygiene.

"The support of aspiring dental hygiene educators is one of the most

important ways we can contribute to the development of all areas of

oral health," says ADEA Chair of the Board, Stephen K. Young, D.D.S.,


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