The AAST congratulates Mr. Surafel Taddese, of Olathe, Kansas, who is the winner of the second Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BPRT). Taddese is a student enrolled in the Polysomnography Sleep Study Program at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) in Overland Park, Kansas.
The Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship Program is named in honor of an early and highly regarded leader in sleep technology. Among her many contributions to the profession, Patterson was a long time member and chair of the AAST Education Committee. The scholarship program awards a $2,500 tuition grant each year to a promising student of polysomnography. Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in or accepted by a CAAHEP-accredited program in PSG or a CoARC-accredited program with a PSG add-on. Read the complete announcement on the BRPT website.