Wingate University School of Pharmacy student wins national award

Nora Holmes received national award
Kim Williams (704) 233-8320
Communications Writer

Wingate, NC –Wingate University School of Pharmacy student Nora Holmes has been selected as a 2011 RxPortfolio National Achievement Award winner. She is a fourth year pharmacy student. Just 15 students from across the U.S. received this distinction.

“Nora is a very well-prepared student who has distinguished herself by her personal initiative,” said Dr. Robert Supernaw, vice president for graduate and professional programs and dean of the School of Pharmacy. “It is clear that she will succeed in her chosen profession, and her patients will greatly benefit by her caring attitude and her attention to detail.”

Since opening its doors in 2003, Wingate University’s School of Pharmacy has distinguished itself nationally by the quality of its graduates, an innovative, student-centered curriculum and creative faculty dedicated to teaching excellence. The University welcomed a record number students in their fall semester.

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 2,500 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 34 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past five years. For more information, go to and