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Class of 2015

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Student Name: Douglas Adkins
Hometown: Frazeysburg, Ohio
Undergraduate School:  Hiram College
Undergraduate Major: Biomedical Humanities
Professional Goals: To become a well rounded therapist with a special interest in shoulders.

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Student Name: Corey Allen
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Undergraduate School: Tennessee Technological University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science, Physical Education & Wellness (EXPW)
Professional Goals: Develop the skills necessary to become a clinic owner and deliver quality healthcare to a wide variety of patients.

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Student Name: Amanda Althouse
Hometown: Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University 
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: As a physical therapist, I plan to work for the Air Force and rehabilitate injured soldiers. My long term goal is to work for NASA as a physical therapist and work on a research team.

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Student Name: Anna Attia
Hometown: Hillsborough, New Jersey
Undergraduate School: Kean University 
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: To become a well rounded physical therapist and specialize in cardiopulmonary or geriatrics.

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Student Name: Jeffrey Backstrom
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: California University of PA 
Undergraduate Major: Physical Therapist Assistant, Wellness and  Fitness
Professional Goals: Become a physical therapist and work in an outpatient/sports rehabilitation setting.

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Student Name: Kacie Berry
Hometown: New Martinsville, West Virginia
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University
Undergraduate Major: Business  Administration
Professional Goals: To become a well rounded and well educated  DPT. I hope to one day work in a Pediatric setting as well as possibly working in an Academic setting down the road.

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Student Name: Jessica Border
Hometown: Wheeling, West Virginia
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University 
Undergraduate Major: Management
Professional Goals: To work in an outpatient clinic upon graduation.

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Student Name: Jonathan Ebbert
Hometown: St. Clairsville, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Ohio University Eastern
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: To get a great education and become a physical therapist.

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Student Name: Erin Ellis
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergraduate School: University of Cincinnati 
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: Work closely in in-patient services, specializing in orthopaedics.

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Student Name: Kate Evans
Hometown: Ashville, North Carolina
Undergraduate School: Xavier University 
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
Professional Goals: I plan to work with the elderly in a rural area or skilled nursing facility.

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Student Name: Alexis Franks
Hometown: Washington, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School:  La Roche College
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: Become a Pediatrics Physical Therapist and be well rounded in other areas of Physical Therapy.

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Student Name: Alana George
Hometown: Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: Fairmont State University 
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: To become a successful physical therapist and be a part of someone's healing process. I would also love to work with athletes one day.

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Student Name: Danielle Gilmore
Hometown: Washington, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: Westminster College
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: To be a successful physical therapist and specialize in pediatrics.

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Student Name: Leslie Hastings
Hometown: Circleville, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Compbellsville University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science/Sports Medicine
Professional Goals: I plan on working in an outpatient clinic with specialization in orthopedics.

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Student Name: Sarah Holmes
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Undergraduate School: Alderson-Broaddus College
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: To become a traveling physical therapist.

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Student Name: Marcus Johnson
Hometown: Barnsville, Ohio
Undergraduate School:  Ohio University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: To graduate with a DPT and get a job in downtown Pittsburgh.


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