Century Mortar Club Student Award
2016 Award Recipients
In providing a very extensive and positive nominations for Kelsey Melgaard, her enthusiastic mentor stated, “Kelsey displays passion for her profession and for her ability to make an impact on her community and with her patients…She is genuine and purposeful in all she does.” Kelsey was cited for her professional organizational leadership and her ability to promote meaningful education on opioid overdose and the role of naloxone. According to Kelsey’s nominator, “Kelsey’s focus and determination to make the most of every experience…gives me increased hope for the future of the profession.”
According to her nominator, “Joanna is a strong leader who would make an exceptional [Century Mortar Club Award] recipient.” She recently visited both Minnesota Senators in Washington, D.C. as well as her representative, as part of the annual Capitol Hill event know as Legislative Day. She also has been a College Board leader, a host for the College’s pre-game receptions, and a participant in the College’s introductory mentoring courses. She is a former CMC Student board member and a member of the CMC’s membership committee. She is someone who has done much to promote the profession of pharmacy and patient care, both within the College and externally.