Dental Student Toni Jilka Receives National Scholarship


Standing with dental student Toni Jilka (from left) are Dr. Karen West, professor and dean, and Dr. Valerie Thompson, assistant professor and mentor.



Oct. 6, 2017


The Dental Trade Alliance named Toni Jilka as one of its Foundation Scholarship recipients. The scholarship recognizes rising third or fourth year dental students who have demonstrated academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to community service. Toni is one of 27 students across the country this year to have earned the award, and the third from UNLV School of Dental Medicine since 2013.