Thank you Joe Clement!

Thank you Joe for your many years of service as a member of the Scholarship Committee. Thank you for your insight and guidance in the administration of the foundation as well as your participation in the selection of the annual awards of scholarships to the NH residents enrolled in the various colleges and schools of pharmacy.

Thank you to the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association for their generous donation to the scholarship foundation.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Mackenzie Collette is a third-year pharmacy student at MCPHS Manchester from Salem, NH. She began her pharmacy experience through an internship at Walgreens during high school. She completed her undergraduate courses at University of Massachusetts - Lowell, while also working as a pharmacy technician at CVS. She began working at PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy as a pharmacy intern when she started pharmacy school, where she continues to work. Throughout her time at MCPHS, she has served as the treasurer of the Student Government Association, treasurer of the National Community Pharmacists Association chapter and communications director of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy chapter.

Bryce Edwards graduated from University of New England with a bachelor's of science in 2019. She currently is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS- Manchester. She was born and raised in the lakes region of New Hampshire and plans to stay to practice in the area in an institutional setting. She currently serves as vice president of ASHP Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), patient care vice president of American Pharmacists Association (APhA), treasurer of Outing club, secretary of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA), and serves on the Interprofessional Education (IPE) committee at MCPHS University. She also works as a tutor to help the first-year pharmacy students.

Amina Gusic is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS University in Manchester. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. At MCPHS, she is currently membership vice president of American Pharmacists Association (APhA), secretary of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), secretary of Outing Club, and historian of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA). She currently works in the pharmacy at Concord Hospital. Amina hopes to pursue a residency after graduation and is interested in working in an institutional setting.

Atlanta Ho is currently a first-year pharmacy student at MCPHS - Manchester. Prior to graduate school, she completed two pre-professional pharmacy years at MCPHS - Boston, where she was actively involved in the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and held a leadership position for the Asian Student Association. At the age of sixteen, she initiated her pharmacy career by working as a registered pharmacy technician at Wingate’s Pharmacy in Nashua, NH. From there, she knew pharmacy was her direction and went on to pursue an internship at PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. She is eager to explore the different areas of pharmacy and is keeping her options open for after she graduates in May of 2024.

Kunjan Patel is 5th year (PY3) pharmacy student at MCPHS- Boston. He is from Derry, NH. He is the president of the NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders), as well as an active student chapter of IPhO, ASHP, and ISO club. He also serves as a volunteer for BAPS (a non-profit organization) every Sunday. He is currently an intern at CVS Pharmacy, did an internship at EyePoint Pharmaceuticals over the summer in Supply Chain and R&D. He is hoping to pursue a fellowship after graduating in 2023 as well as stay in community pharmacy.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Mackenzie Howe

Mackenzie is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS – Manchester from Hooksett, NH. She currently serves as the president of ASHP Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), as well as vice president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), secretary of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA), and student representative in the Co-Curriculum Committee at MCPHS. Outside of her education, Mackenzie also serves as a volunteer for various organizations such as Children’s Miracle Network and Girls Inc of New Hampshire. She is currently an intern at PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy and hopes to pursue residency after graduating in May of 2022. Mackenzie is the recipient of the annual $3,000 scholarship provided by the Dr. Vahrij Manoukian Memorial Scholarship Fund.


Alyssa Bangrazi

Alyssa graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2018 with a bachelor of science in chemistry. From there she immediately went on to continue her education at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University - Manchester, During her time at MCPHS University, she became Vice President of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse and secretary of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society. She is also a pharmacy intern for Rite Aid Pharmacy as well as Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Once she graduates, she hopes to pursue a residency in the New England area and one day practice emergency medicine in an institutional setting. Alyssa is the recipient of a $1500 scholarship which is provided by the Dr. George Skenderian Scholarship Fund and the Roland P. Gosselin Scholarship Fund and the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association Foundation, Inc.


Susan Dolan

Susan is currently a second year student at the University of New England School of Pharmacy. Prior to graduate school she earned her Bachelor’s in Medical Biology from the University of New England College of Arts and Sciences. Susan is a member of the American Pharmacists Association, participates in research on campus, recently became a CUP AHEC Scholar, and is a member of the CVS Pharmacy Intern Program. In addition, she holds multiple leadership positions as the Recording Signare for Alpha Zeta Omega, a member of the SSHP Education Committee, and as the class representative on the School of Pharmacy’s Wellness Task Force. Susan is the recipient of a $1500 scholarship provided by the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association Foundation, Inc.