Culver Wins Outstanding Med Tech Student Award at SWOSU-Sayre

Outstanding Med Tech Student Award Winner
Michelle Lynn Culver (center) is congratulated as the Medical Technology Student of the Year at SWOSU-Sayre by Roxann Clifton, director of the Med Tech program and Dr. Jim James, dean of the College of Associate and Applied Programs and Sayre campus.

Michelle Lynn Culver has been named Student of the Year for the Medical Technology program at SWOSU at Sayre.

The award qualifies her to compete against other students across the country that are also enrolled in allied health care programs. The award will be presented at the American Medical Technologists’ national convention this summer in Orlando, Florida.

Culver, a sophomore from Elk City, is studying to be an MLT and is on track to graduate this May. She is a member of the American Medical Technologists’ Student Society. While attending school, Culver has worked full time as a nurse’s aide and has already been employed in a medical lab.

Prior to attending school at SWOSU, Culver was named Outstanding Student at Western Technology Center.

Her list of accomplishments include constructing an award-winning PowerPoint presentation on the dangers of methamphetamine, participating in an MS fund drive on the SWOSU at Sayre campus, attending the Health Occupations State Leadership Conference and the Business Professional of America State Leadership Conference.

Culver’s honors include the first place AMT Student Writing Award in 2006, National Technical Honor Society, and Who’s Who Among American Junior Colleges.

“Michelle’s grade point average, her community service, participation in extra curricular activities and outstanding clinical reviews make her an excellent candidate for this award,” said Roxann Clifton, director of Medical Technology for the Sayre campus.