Soumayah Walton-Davis of Decatur, Ga., was recently awarded the Emile T. Fisher Scholarship available through the Clayton State University Department of Dental Hygiene for senior level students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) degree program.
To be eligible for the Fisher Scholarship, a student must:
- Demonstrate financial need;
- Maintain a college cumulative grade point average of 2.50;
- Intend to practice in Georgia (preferably in rural areas);
- Have not previously received a significant scholarship award;
- Be nominated by a faculty member of the BSDH program
“Soumayah Walton-Davis is a focused and determined student who represents Dental Hygiene well,” says Dental Hygiene Department Chair Dr. Gail Barnes. “She has met all eligibility requirements and was voted to receive this prestigious award by the Dental Hygiene faculty, with whom she interacts daily.”
Walton-Davis is scheduled to graduate from Clayton State in Spring 2014 Commencement on Saturday, May 10.