(Aug. 8, 2012)
The Class of 2016 of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University will be welcomed officially at noon Friday during the annual white coat ceremony.
The event will be in the auditorium of the Brody Medical Sciences Building.
The class includes three Brody Scholars, Andrew Norris of Clayton, Elaine Shao of Chapel Hill and Porshia Underwood of Asheville. The scholarship program pays tuition and living expenses and encourages participants to design their own summer enrichment program that can include travel abroad.
Also in the class is Amber Heckart of Holly Ridge, who received a Fullerton Scholarship worth $25,000 a year.
Kendall Liner of Wilson received the Bost Scholarship.
Dr. Mark Bowling, an assistant professor of medicine at ECU, will address the new medical students.