Of the five national Zada M. Cooper Scholarships awarded this year, two went to University of Florida College of Pharmacy students. The national Kappa Epsilon Fraternity awarded Jason Acevedo, a fourth-year Pharm.D. student at the Jacksonville campus, and Stephanie Scuotto, a third-year Pharm.D. student at the Orlando campus, each a $1,000 scholarship.
The Zada M. Cooper Scholarship was established in 1955, in honor of Kappa Epsilon’s founder, Zada M. Cooper. Recognizing superior achievement, the scholarship is supported by a small percentage of each member’s national dues in addition to members who donate to the Kappa Epsilon Foundation Scholarship Fund. The award consists of five $1,000 scholarships that are presented annually to active collegiate members by the Kappa Epsilon Foundation.