Amanda Ammons Phillips of Franklin received the National Student Honor Award presented by the American Society of Clinical Pathology.
The award encourages and supports individuals interested in laboratory professions. Awarded annually to students in their final clinical year of study, it is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, community activities, professional goals and endorsements from faculty and community leaders.
ASCP awards are among the most highly sought-after in the industry, according to Andrea Kennedy, left, SCC medical laboratory technology and phlebotomy program director, and Dale Hall, right, SCC MLT instructor.
A May SCC graduate, Phillips received her associate in applied science degree in medical laboratory technology.