Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-01-13

Samford University pharmacy student Angel Stivers is the 2005 recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation.

A third-year student at Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Stivers was chosen from 450 applicants nationwide. The scholarship program recognizes future leaders in the chain community pharmacy industry.

Stivers is president of the Samford student chapter of the American Pharmaceutical Association, and is a southeastern regional delegate to the national organization. A student voting member of the Alabama Pharmacy Association's Board of Trustees, she also serves on the Samford school of pharmacy's accreditation self-study committee.

Stivers is a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association and Phi Lambda Sigma national pharmacy leadership fraternity. She is from Paris, Ky.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.