UM Pharmacy students receive white coats

Published 2:35 pm Monday, September 27, 2021

Two Panola County residents were among the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy students who were awarded their traditional white coats in a ceremony hosted in Oxford recently.

The white coat is a symbol of professionalism, and the ceremony marks the beginning of their professional journey toward becoming a pharmacist.

Alandria Eppenger of Como and Lynesha Farmer of Batesville were among the white coat students.

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Founded in 1908, the UM School of Pharmacy is ranked among the top 25 pharmacy schools in the nation and houses the internationally-renowned National Center for Natural Products Research.