2022 Scholarship Recipients

ArHIMA Graduate Scholarship Recipient – Kyle Johnston, RHIA, CCS

Kyle Johnston is pursuing a Master of Science in Health Informatics degree at Arkansas Tech University. Kyle has been in the profession for 12 years with the first 10 spent as an inpatient coder. He is currently an Instructor in the Health Information Technology program at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech.

ArHIMA Martha Wilbers Scholarship Recipient – Heather Proctor

Heather Proctor is a senior at Arkansas Tech University majoring in Health Information Management. Heather is graduating in the summer and is looking forward to affiliation and networking with other HIM professionals.

ArHIMSS Blankenship, Johnson, and Wilkins Scholarship Recipient – Melissa Potter

Melissa Potter is a first-generation college student at University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech pursuing an associate degree of Applied Sciences in Health Information Management. She is a goal-oriented student who strives for success. She is extremely passionate about helping others and achieving goals. She has maintained a 4.0 and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society. She plans to further her education by obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management. She aims to be in a leadership role assisting with the quality improvement of healthcare because of her passion for helping others and being a difference-maker.