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[March 20, 2014]

2014 ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship Presented to Kimberly Bray

SAN ANTONIO --(Business Wire)--

The 2014 The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship was presented to Professor Kimberly Bray, RDH, M.S., of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry during the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, held March 15-18 in San Antonio. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an individual pursuing allied dental education studies at the baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree level.

"As the Director of the Division of Dental Hygiene at University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry, Professor Bray exemplifies the caliber of leader we seek to recognize with this scholarship," says Stephen K. Young, D.D.S., M.S., Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors. "With the support of Sigma Phi Alpha, ADEA is able to honor the achievements of Professor Bray, and we are pleased to support her ongoing commitment to excellence in leadership in dental education."

The scholarship memorializes the 30-year dental education career of Linda Rubinstein DeVore. Prof. DeVore was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship and public service. She served as President of the American Association of Dental Schools (now ADEA) in 1994 and as the 1997-98 President of the Supreme Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha, the national honorary society of the dental hygiene profesion.


About the American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education. Its members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools and many allied and advanced dental education programs, corporations, faculty, and students. The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the health of the public. ADEA's activities encompass a wide range of research, advocacy, faculty development, meetings, and communications, such as the esteemed Journal of Dental Education, as well as the dental school admissions services AADSAS, PASS, DHCAS and CAAPID. For more information about ADEA, visit www.adea.org.

About the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

The ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition is the premier professional development and networking event in academic dentistry, featuring four days of dynamic plenary sessions and workshops, and an exhibit hall show casing academic dentistry's leading partners and suppliers. For more information, visit www.adea.org/2014.

About Sigma Phi Alpha

The Honor Society was founded in 1958 by members of the Section on Dental Hygiene Education of the American Dental Education Association. It is the vision of Sigma Phi Alpha to enhance the dental hygiene profession's role and image in the delivery of quality healthcare to the public. Thereby the Honor Society encourages electees to contribute to the advancement of the dental hygiene profession. For more information, visit www.sigmaphialpha.org.


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