Collegiate Recovery Scholarship Breakfast
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Friday, September 14, 2018, 7:30 am
KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
By providing financial and academic support to students in recovery from addictive disorders, Kennesaw State University offers hope and a pathway to a college degree.
The Celebration of Recovery Scholarship Breakfast is an annual event held to raise funds for Kennesaw State University’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery's Endowed and Non-Endowed Scholarships as well as the Student-Learning Initiatives in the Collegiate Recovery Community. The event also provides an opportunity to connect donors with their scholarship recipients and thank those who fund endowed and annual scholarships.
This year’s breakfast will highlight the Allen Family Scholarship In Memory of Laura Bradfield and will be held on September 14, 2018 at 7:30 am at the Kennesaw State Continuing Education Center and feature the keynote by Senator Kay Kirkpatrick.
In the 2017-18 academic year, more than 23 scholarships totaling $45,000 were awarded to student participates of the collegiate recovery program.
SENATOR KAY KIRKPATRICK, MD
SENATATE DISTRICT 32
Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, a Republican, represents the 32nd District, which includes East Cobb and Sandy Springs. She serves as a member of the Health and Human Services, Public Safety, Science and Technology and Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committees.
Senator Kirkpatrick has been an orthopaedic hand surgeon in Atlanta for over 30 years and was previously the president of Resurgens Orthopaedics. Senator Kirkpatrick is a district coordinator for the Medical Association of Georgia’s Medical Reserve Corps. and is determined to contribute to Georgia’s ability to respond to disaster and emergency situations. Dr. Kirkpatrick is a consultant and lecturer on pa-tient safety in surgery. She is also a member of the East Cobb Rotary and she serves as a team leader at the Ronald McDonald House where she participates in pet therapy through the Happy Tails Pet Therapy Program.
Senator Kirkpatrick graduated from the University of Kentucky and earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville. Her husband Tom is an emergency physician. She and Tom have two young adult children. Kay and Tom are active members of East Cobb United Methodist Church.