Heather Kaiser received a $2,000 Award of Excellence from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. A biology major with a 4.0 grade point average who also played competitive basketball for 12 years, Heather will beattending medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine beginning Fall 2005. Heather has chosen to train as a physician because she wants to improve the quality and longevity of human life and is eager to have her intellectual and leadership skills challenged on a daily basis. In particular, she is interested in serving the underprivileged in an urban setting. She has not settled on an area of specialization but has thoughts of training in a procedure-related field, such as surgery emergency medicine or anesthesia. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary honor society. Forty Awards of Excellence are granted each year for post-graduate study at accredited institutions of higher learning.