Athletic Training Awards and Scholarships
2013-2014 Gary Rose Award
The Gary Rose award is given to an athletic training student who exemplifies the qualities necessary to be an excellent athletic training professional. This is a monetary award given to an Ohio Northern University athletic training student in memory of Gary Rose.
Gary Rose was the first full-time certified athletic trainer at Ohio Northern University. He spent a short time in the NFL and then entered private business prior to his untimely death. The Gary Rose Memorial Scholarship was established and modestly funded in 1990 by Gary Rose's family.
Gary Rose Memorial Award-Sae Tanaka
2013-2014 Outstanding Athletic Training Student
This award is presented to an ONU athletic training student annually. This is a non-monetary award given to a student that the staff feels exemplifies the characteristics and qualities of an outstanding Athletic Training Student. The qualities that this student possesses will later lead them to become fine professionals in the field of athletic training.
Outstanding Athletic Training Student-Alissa Guinn
2013-2014 Athletic Training Student With Highest GPA
This award is given to the athletic training student that possesses the highest GPA within the major of athletic training.
Athletic Training Student with Highest GPA-
2013-2014 Joe Banks Memorial Award
The Banks Family Scholarship was established to honor Joseph Banks (BS, '41 and BA, '46) and his wife, Thelma of Ada, by his family and friends. Joe was a coach/assistant professor and athletic trainer at ONU from 1971-1984 and a part-time admissions counselor from 1985-2002. The scholarship is awarded annually to a worthy student who is studying to be an athletic trainer.
Joe Banks Memorial Award-Samantha Harshbarger
Spring 2009: Athletic Training Student Wins National Scholarship
Jennifer Kinsley, a junior athletic training student, has received a prestigious scholarship from the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation.
The foundation annually sponsors approximately 70 of the $2,500 scholarships, which are designed for students intending to pursue the athletic training profession. Jennifer and other recipients will be recognized during this year's Pinky Newell Athletic Training Student Scholarship and Leadership Breakfast scheduled as part of the 60th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, June 20, 2009.
January 2009: Athletic Training Students Honored with Invitation to NATA's iLead Student Leadership Program in Washington, DC.
Jennifer Kinsley, junior athletic training major and Courtney Overstreet, senior athletic training major were chosen as representatives from Ohio to attend the inaugural iLead Student Leadership Program. iLead is constructed around a series of education and interactive sessions that are specially designed to provide key information to help students lead and communicate better as they enter the workforce and represent the athletic training profession. Jennifer and Courtney traveled to Washington, DC from February 21-23, 2009 for the inaugural program.