Standard Process Inc. Awards $10,000 Student Scholarship

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James Evans of Life Chiropractic College West is recipient.

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Justin Toal, Standard Process Northern California distributor, presents James Evans, Life Chirporactic College West student, with a $10,000 scholarship from Standard Process Inc.

Standard Process is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for chiropractic students interested in integrating whole food supplements into their future practice.

Standard Process Inc. presented its 2013 Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship to James Evans, a Life Chiropractic College West student. The scholarship provides $10,000 to Evans to pursue his chiropractic and wellness education.

"I am so thankful for the scholarship and to Standard Process,” says Evans. “Being capable of incorporating nutrition into my future chiropractic wellness paradigm will make a huge difference in my capacity to serve society in creating healthier lives.” Evans was selected for his essay on how he will educate and improve the health of patients who face weight-related health challenges in his future practice. He is the fourth recipient of the scholarship.

"It's important to have students learn the value of nutrition and the advantages of whole food supplements while they're in school,” says John Nab, D.C., director of professional development at Standard Process. “Standard Process is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for chiropractic students interested in integrating whole food supplements into their future practice.”

Standard Process Northern California Distributor Justin Toal presented Evans with his scholarship during Life West’s Spring for Life event held May 9 on the school’s campus. The scholarship encourages Life West students to study whole food nutrition while pursuing their degrees.

The Standard Process Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship is open to Life West students with at least three quarters remaining before graduation. Evans has 6 quarters left before earning his degree. In addition to the essay, scholarship applicants need to:

  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.9 or higher
  • Provide a list of their contributions to the profession, the college, and the community
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a professor at the school

Standard Process established its Excellence in Nutritional Education Award for practitioners in 2009 and announced a $100,000 scholarship program would be provided over a 10-year period to each award recipient’s alma mater. Chiropractor and Life West alum, Michael Dobbins, of Alameda, Calif., was the first recipient of the Excellence in Nutritional Education Award. He was selected because of his passion for educating others. As a chiropractor and nutritional educator for over two decades, Dobbins is one of the most revered speakers on complementary health care and an internationally renowned lecturer in the field of nutrition and herbal therapy. Alongside his wife and son, chiropractors PJ and Patrick Dobbins, he maintains Dobbins Affordable Chiropractic in Alameda, Calif.

About Standard Process Inc.

For more than 80 years, Standard Process, headquartered in Palmyra, Wis., has provided high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements through health care professionals. Standard Process offers more than 300 products through three product lines: Standard Process whole food supplements, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas and MediHerb herbal supplements. The products are available only through health care professionals.

Standard Process is involved in every step of production. The company grows crops on company-owned, organically certified farmland, utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, and employs the highest quality control standards. Standard Process strictly adheres to the Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturing practice requirements. Through these measures, Standard Process can ensure that its products are of the utmost quality and potency. Standard Process was named a Top 100 Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin a number of times and is a member of the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll.

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