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dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award 2022 recipients announced

Posted May 20th, 2022 in 2022, in the news, the wire

Twelve outstanding students in oral healthcare awarded scholarships and career opportunities in their chosen fields

Toronto, ON – May 20, 2022 – dentalcorp, Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing networks of dental practices, has announced the 2022 winners of its national scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals.  
dentalcorp’s Academic Excellence Award recognizes recipients with a scholarship and a contract at a dentalcorp practice. To qualify, students must be in their final year of study in dental hygiene and dental assisting programs at Canadian institutions and be selected from a pool of applicants based on academic accomplishments, extracurricular involvement, and the embodiment of dentalcorp core values.   

2022 dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award winners:  
Dental Hygiene 
Rachel Hope Velarde, Vancouver Island University 
Deanna Parsons, Oulton College 
Hanna Kreway, Vancouver Island University 
Bryn Olson, Saskatchewan Polytechnic 
Monica Bulacso, Canadian National Institute of Health 
Savannah Ball, College of New Caledonia 

Dental Assisting 
Andi Fernandez, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) 
Camille Cousyn, University of Saskatchewan 
Cheyanne Normore, Keyin College 
Julia White, Oulton College 
Kyla Gauthier-Vogl, College of New Caledonia 
Sheila Salvatierra Sevillano, Geoge Brown College 
“Supporting the careers of high achieving dental industry talent is part of how we bring our vision to life and provide the best patient care in our Practices, said Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer at dentalcorp. “In addition to recognizing the outstanding achievements of our winners and helping them kickstart their careers, the Academic Excellence Award is one way we can support the industry and encourage more people to have a career in dentistry. I congratulate the 2022 winners and welcome them into our network,” continued Deall.   
It can be a struggle for students to balance debt loads while seeking to start and develop their careers in a highly competitive market. The dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award allows students to graduate with less debt and embark on a rewarding career path with a dentalcorp practice right away.  

dentalcorp’s Academic Excellence Award is an annual program available to all graduating students of Canadian accredited colleges or universities who are majoring in dental assisting and dental hygiene. Students can apply for the 2023 award beginning January 9th, 2023 at  

To learn more about opportunities within the dentalcorp network, click here
About dentalcorp  
dentalcorp is Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing networks of dental practices, committed to advancing the overall well-being of Canadians by delivering the best clinical outcomes and unforgettable experiences. dentalcorp acquires leading dental practices, uniting its network in a common goal: to be Canada's most trusted healthcare network. Leveraging its industry-leading technology, know-how and scale, dentalcorp offers professionals the unique opportunity to retain their clinical autonomy while unlocking their potential for future growth. To learn more, visit

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