NCMIC on Thursday announced the 2020 fourth quarter recipients of its “Bucks for Boards” quarterly scholarships.

The 50 recipients were awarded $500 each to help defray the cost of NBCE chiropractic board exams.

“We’re thrilled that the inaugural Bucks for Boards program was such a success last year, and even more excited to continue this year,” said Dr. Wayne Wolfson, president of NCMIC. “We had more than 6,000 entrants during the first year, and hope students continue to take advantage of the program throughout 2021.”

Winners were:

• Mariem Abraham, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Leslie Acreman, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Erica Adams, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Landry Alexander, Parker University

• Lyanne Alicea-Soto, New York Chiropractic College

• Taylor Atwood, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Maria Bajandas Figueroa, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Noah Banks, Logan University

• Heinz Brademann, Jr., Sherman College of Chiropractic

• Alex Cesal, Logan University

• Hayden Chighizola, Parker University

• Anne Clendenen, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Theodore D’Amico, National University of Health Sciences

• Laura Edet, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Brittany Fussy, Northwestern Health Sciences University

• Brett Gardner, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Lanisha Garrett, Logan University

• Katie Gerber, Cleveland University-Kansas City

• Jordan Gillis, University of Western States

• Mason Harris, Parker University

• Jordan Hines, Parker University

• Malcolm Hunter, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Trevor Hurtig, Parker University

• Christine Huynh, Southern California University of Health Sciences

• Alexander Jantz, Life University

• Christopher Juneau, Parker University

• Paige Kavanagh, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Paige Kinley, Northwestern Health Sciences University

• Jenna Lagana, Northwestern Health Sciences University

• Avalon Liscio, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

• Bernadette Lujan, Life University

• Toni Marchand, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Kristin Marlowe, Sherman College of Chiropractic

• Carlyn Molloseau, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Huy Nguyen, Parker University

• Kulvir Nijjar, Palmer College of Chiropractic West

• Matthew Puetz, Northwestern Health Sciences University

• Nichole Roedel, Parker University

• Zachary Romp, National University of Health Sciences

• Crystal Rosa Hoyos, Sherman College of Chiropractic

• Amber Salomoun, Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Kiana Spencer, Parker University

• Kristian Tarong, New York Chiropractic College

• Roberto Ulloa, Jr., Palmer College of Chiropractic

• Daniel Wells, Cleveland University-Kansas City

• Sarahfina Wipf, New York Chiropractic College

• Jade Woodruff, National University of Health Sciences Florida

• Chienkong Xiong, Northwestern Health Sciences University

• Sherman Zhu, Life Chiropractic College West

• Trevor Zierke, Northwestern University of Health Sciences

NCMIC, in conjunction with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, launched the Bucks for Boards program in 2020. A total of 200 scholarships totaling $100,000 each in the amount of $500 each will be given by NCMIC in 2021.

Four times during the year, 50 students will be awarded Bucks for Boards scholarships. The names of the winners will be randomly drawn from those who enter each entry period. Students may sign up once per entry period and are eligible to win one NCMIC Bucks for Boards scholarship in annually. Winners will be notified by email and/or phone.

These scholarships are just one of many ways NCMIC reaches out to students. The NCMIC Starting Into Practice® Program has held on-campus presentations for over 20 years to help prepare students for the transition from school into practice. A new website,, and supporting Facebook group were recently launched to give students access to in-depth information about business, marketing, practice structures, finances and more.


NCMIC was formed in 1946 by a group of doctors of chiropractic with the express purpose of offering malpractice insurance to DCs when no one else would. Delivering on its promise, We Take Care of Our Own® 2, NCMIC has grown to become the largest provider of chiropractic malpractice insurance in the nation and has expanded its offerings to include business and personal insurance, equipment loans, credit card processing, business credit cards, and premium financing. With more than 70 years’ experience and an “A” (Excellent) rating from industry analyst A.M. Best1, NCMIC is a company that DCs can rely on today and in the years to come.

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Published Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 19:00:26 +0000