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Feb. 19, 2016 - King’s students Tashianna Stockton and Jacob Rockovits have been awarded the Peyton Walker Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship that was created to help third-year physician assistant undergraduate students that was first awarded in 2014.

Peyton Walker was a physician assistant major when she died unexpectedly in November 2013 from sudden cardiac arrest. The Peyton Walker Foundation’s was created to raise awareness and survival rates for people who go into sudden cardiac arrest. Selection for the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need. Stockton and Rockovits have been awarded $5000 each.

In addition to being a physician assistant major, Stockton minors in neuroscience. Stockton and Rocovits are consistent Dean’s List students.

Tashianna Stockton and Jacob Rockovits