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RMHC Master's Students Receive John A. Orphanidys Scholarship Award

RMHC Master's Students Receive John A. Orphanidys Scholarship Award

Claudia Cordero and Suresh Lama Tamang were awarded the John A. Orphanidys Scholarship Award, sponsored by the Florida Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP). This scholarship was established to promote graduate level rehabilitation education, and to recognize Florida vocational rehabilitation graduate students who have expressed a commitment to work in private vocational rehabilitation. The namesake of the scholarship, Mr. John Orphanidys, is a past president of the Florida IARP chapter and had a passion for student development and mentoring of up and coming private sector rehabilitation counselors. The award will cover airfare, lodging and per diem to attend the 2016 IARP/ISLCP Annual Conference being held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in October.Read more...