Morgan students participate in McWhorter School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony
Special to the Enquirer
Ninety-two students were honored during Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony. The following local students earned white coats:
Juliet Bryant, Tyde Ward and McKenna Wright of Hartselle. Jelicia Daily and Kruti Patel of Decatur
The ceremony was held for the school’s first-year Doctor of Pharmacy cohort, comprised of 92 students. The annual ceremony welcomed the class of 2026 to the profession of pharmacy and represented the first of many steps along the way to becoming a licensed pharmacist.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the country for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.