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Dental Hygiene Class of 2022 celebrated at DH Awards

Published: May 26, 2022 by Alexandria Brown

Dental hygiene students pose for a photo at the 2022 DH Awards on May 13.
Dental hygiene students pose for a photo at the 2022 DH Awards on May 13. Photo by Brian Schnupp.

Students from the Dental Hygiene Class of 2022 were recognized at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry’s annual DH Awards. The ceremony was held May 13 in the Denton A. Cooley, MD, and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS, University Life Center.

In total, 17 awards were bestowed upon members of the graduating class.

  • Academic Achievement Awards: Daisy Couto Jones Anicio
  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry: Reham Abuabeileh
  • Colgate Oral Pharmaceutical’s Star Award: Olivia Young
  • E-Portfolio Excellence Award: Crystal Roza
  • Greater Houston Dental Hygienist’ Society Outstanding Professional Leadership Award: Alexis Robichaux
  • The Hu-Friedy Clinical Achievement/Golden Scaler Award: Daisy Couto Jones Anicio
  • Dental Hygiene Excellence Award: Alexis Robichaux
  • Mentor of the Year: Reham Abuabeileh
  • Proctor & Gamble Preventive Dentistry Award: Karla Valera
  • Sigma Phi Alpha: Alexis Robichaux, Olivia Young, Nadia Saintot
  • Student Teaching Award: Jose Alamillo
  • UTSD Dental Hygienists’ Alumni Association Award: Nadia Saintot
  • UTSD Simulation Award: Aenea Ponce De Leon
  • UTSD Student Award in Interprofessional Education: Reham Abuadebileh
  • Annual CD Johnson Award: Crystal Roza
  • UTSD Informatics Award: Baraa Al-Karkhi
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