Q1 2024 Bucks for Boards Winners Announced

NCMIC's Bucks for Boards program will give away $100,000 to students in 2024.

Twenty-five chiropractic students have started their year off with a little extra money for school expenses.

One hundred awards, in the amount of $1,000 each, will be given to 25 students quarterly in 2024. The awards can be applied to the cost of NBCE chiropractic board exams, books, tuition, study materials or any other expenses to which the recipient sees fit.

Bucks for Boards winners for Q1 include:

  • Nagina Ahmadi, D’Youville University
  • Alexandra Aruck, Northeast College of Health Sciences
  • David Awolowo, Southern California University of Health Sciences
  • Yma Betancourt Rivera, National University of Health Sciences-Florida
  • Brendan Boucher, Cleveland University-Kansas City
  • Alexia Charbonneau, Cleveland University-Kansas City
  • Abed Dakhel, Parker Unviersity
  • Lani Fox, Parker University
  • Michael Gadayev, Univeristy of Bridgeport
  • Kaden Hurst, University of Bridgeport
  • Olivia Johnson, Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Kaleb Johnson, Parker University
  • Krista Jones, Sherman College of Chiropractic
  • Lauren Klein, Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Melissa Kramer, Cleveland University-Kansas City
  • Elise McAllister-Heffron, Northeast College of Health Sciences
  • Alexandra McGee, D’Youville University
  • Jacob Mikoliczyk, Northeast College of Health Sciences
  • Linda Nguyen, Life Chiropractic College West
  • Sharzad Parfait, Texas Chiropractic College
  • Carson Park, Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Michael Robles, Southern California University of Health Sciences
  • Taylor Schregardus, National University of Health Sciences
  • Ma Lorena Sierra, Sherman College of Chiropractic
  • Orr Soffer, Palmer College of Chiropractic – West Campus

NCMIC, in conjunction with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE), recognizes the hard work and dedication of students working toward their Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Chiropractic students enrolled at a chiropractic college and DCs who graduated in the last six months are eligible to win.

Applying is easy: students complete a quick online form (opens in a new window) and hit submit. No essays, no references or complicated financial aid documents are required. Winners are drawn at random from those who enter each entry period. Students can sign up once per entry period and are eligible to win one NCMIC Bucks for Boards award annually. Winners will be notified by email and/or phone.

NCMIC provides other resources for future DCs, too. The Starting Into Practice® Program has held on-campus presentations for over 20 years to help prepare students for the transition from school into practice and a website(opens in a new window) gives them access to in-depth information about business, marketing, practice structures, finances and more.

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