Kevin Attard MSAT '21: Pacific University School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training 2021 Valedictorian; Academic Honoree

Kevin Attardf MSAT'21Kevin Attard MSAT ’21, who hails from San Mateo, Calif., was selected as one of three valedictorians in Pacific University’s athletic training program.

The honor of valedictorian goes to the student or students with the highest cumulative grade point average in their cohort. Johanna Wilson ’20, MSAT ’21 and Jamie Leonetti MSAT ’21 are also 2021 valedictorians. All three also were named Academic Honorees in the master of science in athletic training program, along with Trevor Hunt MSAT '21, Emily Liska MSAT ’21, and Caylie Shiramizu MSAT '21.


“Kevin Attard is academically one of the strongest, most capable students in the program,” said Program Director Jeffrey Kawaguchi.


Pacific’s master’s program prepares students for certification and licensure as athletic trainers, healthcare professionals who work with physicians to prevent and diagnose injury, and treat and rehabilitate acute and chronic issues that would impair or limit their patients’ activity.

Thursday, May 13, 2021