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May 22, 2018 – King’s College Athletic Training (AT) students Rachael DeTore and Connor Logoyda have been named recipients of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) student scholarships. They will accept their scholarship awards at the PATS Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium to be held in June.
DeTore has also been awarded a 2018 National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Research & Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame Members Scholarship. She will be recognized at NATA’s Annual Clinical Symposium, which will be held in New Orleans in June.
DeTore received her bachelor’s degree from King’s in May and she will pursue a graduate degree in exercise physiology at the University of Miami. A native of Asbury, N.J., DeTore was a member of the College’s softball and basketball teams and the Sports Medicine Society, which coordinates community service and social and fundraising activities to raise money to send members to annual professional conferences.
Logoyda of Randolph, N.J., recently completed his junior year at King’s. He serves as historian of the Sports Medicine Society. He is a member of King’s golf team and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He volunteers for several community organizations, including Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Special Olympics.
PATS is an progressive organization of licensed healthcare professionals who work under the direction of a licensed physician. The society continues to increase public awareness and education regarding the AT personnel and the profession while serving as the premier source of information for public safety, injury and illness prevention, early intervention, patient care, and healthcare delivery for the physically active in the Commonwealth.
Two King’s College athletic training majors will receive Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) student scholarships. Pictured from left: Dr. Christopher O’Brien, Dean of Health Sciences; PATS student scholarship recipients Rachael DeTore and Connor Logoyda; and Jeremy Simington, Program Director and Clinical Education Coordinator, Athletic Training Program.