Umima Baig is the recipient of the 2016 scholarship. Umima is a 4th year student pharmacist at Palm Beach Atlantic University. She was actively involved in organizations as the president of Rho Chi and the student chapter of ACCP as well as involvement in others such as FPA and FSHP. After graduation, she will be pursuing a PGY-1 residency at the West Palm Beach VA.

This award was established in 1992 in honor of Mr. Powers’ achievements as the Florida Pharmacy Association executive vice president. In 2003, the Board of Trustees voted to include Patsey, his wife, for involvement in Florida Pharmacy Association affairs for more than 30 years. The award recognizes a pharmacy student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, made contributions through volunteer work and participated in professional or student organizations.