SUMMIT TO EXCELLENCE a Scholarship Honoring Kelly McDermott
Kelly McDermott was a beloved alumna of the Respiratory Therapy Program, a successful practitioner in our healthcare community, and one of our talented college faculty. Kelly died in a hiking accident in Colorado at the much too young age of 32. Kelly was a one of kind human, brilliant, kind and dedicated to anything he was passionate about. He touched so many lives and was humble in so many ways. Kelly was an exceptional human and amazing Respiratory Therapist. His zest for life is inspiring. The family, friends and colleagues of Kelly are honored to fund this scholarship in his memory. This scholarship has been established to honor Kelly McDermott’s legacy as well as his passion for the outdoors, biking, hiking, appreciation of nature, strong work ethic, community service and volunteer work.