Young Alumni Medallion presented at Opening Convocation
Jacqueline Schneider, Columbus, Ohio, was presented with the Young Alumni Medallion at Opening Convocation on Sept. 1. She named Dr. Carl Steffan, associate professor of chemistry, as her faculty mentor.
Schneider is a clinical pharmacy specialist in Neonatal Intensive Care at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. A Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, she earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Ohio State University in 2005 and was named Outstanding Graduating Doctor of Pharmacy Student of the Year. She completed residencies at the Nebraska Medical Center and Ohio State University Medical Center.
In 2009, Schneider was named Ancillary Staff Person of the Year at Nationwide. The award is voted on by the hospital’s pediatric housestaff. She is a member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity and is a Columbus Graduate Chapter Regent in the organization.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2001 from Jamestown College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry. She holds the distinction of being Jamestown College’s very first graduate in biochemistry. She was a College Fellow in Biochemistry and was a member of Student Senate, SPURS, Alpha Chi, and Science Club. She was an Orientation leader, Representative Jimmie, and a member of the Homecoming Court.
Schneider is a 1997 graduate of Napoleon (N.D.) High School. She is the daughter of Jane Schneider and the late James "Jim” Schneider, a 1963 graduate of Jamestown College.
The Young Alumni Medallion is presented each year to young alumni of Jamestown College who exemplify the characteristics of a Jamestown College liberal arts education while demonstrating lifelong learning, community service, and character. Recipients each name a mentor whom they feel had the most influence on their Journey to Success.