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HSC student wins scholarship from American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) (7-22-99)

The American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) has awarded Lori Burns, a senior student in clinical laboratory sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of her academic achievement, professional goals and leadership abilities. Burns also won a recent scholarship from the Texas Society of Allied Health Professionals. She is the president of her class and a leader in volunteer fund-raising efforts.

Burns is one of only 50 students in the nation to earn the ASCP award, granted to exemplary students in their final year studying to become medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, histotechnologists/histologic technicians and cytotechnologists.

Burns regularly recruits students to the profession and assists classmates through study groups and informal tutoring. She envisions starting her career in a position at a blood bank.

Contact: Will Sansom or Jennifer Lorenzo