Yvonne Harbert Student Achievement Award

Description

The Yvonne Harbert Student Achievement Award is presented each year to an outstanding student who is currently in an approved HIT/HIM accredited program and in their final year of a HIT/HIM program.

Criteria

The following must be met for this award:

  1. Student Member of AHIMA/MHIMA
  2. Student must have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0.
  3. Student must be in the final year of completing their HIT/HIM program.

The application form is to be completed via online submission on or before the deadline for consideration of that year’s award. The application link is above.

* The applicant must have the Program Director of their school complete and submit the online verification form at the link above on or before the deadline.

Evaluation and Selection

The MHIMA Foundation composed of health information professionals will evaluate each application. The awardee is the applicant with the highest total number of points based on the scoring criteria to include organizational involvement, activities, community service activities and honors, awards, and recognition, faculty/program director recommendations and student essay.

Restrictions

Student may only receive the award one time.

Please contact us for any questions.

Previous Winners

YearNameProgramSchool
2021Colin CamperHITSchoolcraft College
2020Alyssa Spiteri
HIMGrand Valley State University
2019Temitope OdunleyeHITSchoolcraft College
2018Michelle TurnerHITSchoolcraft College
2017Amanda SteeleHITSchoolcraft College
2016Christy ShenskyHITSchoolcraft College
2015Afreen SiddiquiHITBaker College-Clinton Township
2014Mackenzie RoerigHITFerris State University
2013Lisa DixHITSchoolcraft College
2012Laurie PattersonHITSchoolcraft College
2011Kim MeyerHITSchoolcraft College
2010Sharon KochHITSchoolcraft College
2009Kristen AmbrosiewiczHITSchoolcraft College
2008Cheryl CyrusHITSchoolcraft College
2007Mary Jo BroughMRTSchoolcraft College
2006Carly PlesciaMRTSchoolcraft College
2005Donna DudekMRTSchoolcraft College
2004Joan KoetsMRTFerris State University
2003Emilie Matteson
Debra Hirshfield
MRA
MRT
Ferris State University
Schoolcraft College
2002April MartinMRTHenry Ford Community College
2001Lori Hamilton
Doris Bowles
MRT
MRT
ISP - AHIMA
Schoolcraft College
2000Sally Moore
Jean Mroz
Kim McCusker
ISP
MRA
MRT
AHIMA
Ferris State University
Henry Ford Community College
1999Luanne LeathermanMRTBaker College Muskegon
1998Marilyn GunnellMRTSchoolcraft College
1997Donna Savard
1996Jackie Jones
Susan DePaul
1995Angela Sue Smith
Jill Marie Gervasio
MRT
MRA
Ferris State University
Ferris State University
1994Christine Griffis
Georgia Marvin
1993Martha Stanton
Rose Koetzle
MRA
MRT
Mercy College
Schoolcraft College
1992Linda Proctor
Linda Vollich
MRTSchoolcraft College
1991Thomas Cressy
Nancy Carr
MRA
MRT
Ferris State University
Baker College Flint
1990DeAnna Behm
Catherine Odor Stilec
MRA
MRT
Ferris State University
Schoolcraft College
1989Nancy Klinkhamer
Linda Schaefer
MRT
MRT
Mercy College
Ferris State University
1988Patti Markunas
Susan Saez
Barbara Selb
ISP
MRA
MRT
AHIMA
Mercy College
Muskegon Business College