The UF Department of Physical Therapy would like to congratulate Clyde Summers on being awarded the Barbara and Michael Connolly Scholarship. The Barbara and Michael Connolly Scholarship is awarded to a matriculate who demonstrates a high potential to contribute to the profession, leadership skills, a 3.5 undergraduate GPA, and financial need.
What does being chosen for this award mean to you?
I am thankful to have received the Barbara and Michael Connolly Scholarship. Being chosen for this award highlights my achievements in and out of the classroom. I intend to be an exceptional role model for future recipients of this award.
What do you look forward to most in your career as a PT?
As a future PT, I look forward to assisting with health promotion and wellness for individuals in lower socioeconomic areas, working with veteran service members, and specializing in sports physical therapy. Additionally, I am enthusiastic about becoming an advocate for minorities in healthcare.
What would you like to say to the donors of this award?
I would like to say thank you to the donors of this award. It is an absolute honor to be the recipient of this prestigious award.