May 3, 2013
Saint Francis named Thomas D. Johnson and Christina Rombouts the 2013 Mr. & Miss Frankie award winners during the President’s Awards Convocation on April 23. The winners were chosen by the senior class, faculty and administration based on their academic achievements, commitment to Franciscan values and leadership in campus activities.
Thomas D. Johnson of Coraopolis is a physician assistant major with a minor in medical Spanish. He is the recipient of the Reach Higher Award, the Physician Assistant Department Star Award, the Franciscan Scholarship and the President’s Scholarship, and he is a member of the Saint Francis Honor Society. He participates in the Hugs United – Dominican Republic Mission Trip, and has been recognized for his service by receiving the Outstanding International Service Award. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as many other campus organizations and activities.
Christina Rombouts of Loretto is a physician assistant major with minors in French and philosophy. She is vice president of Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society and is a member of the Saint Francis Honor Society. Rombouts has also been involved with Make a Patient Smile (MAPS), Literary Guild, French Club and the Physician Assistant Student Society. In addition, she is very active in both community and Church service.
The Mr. Frankie Award has been presented annually since 1936, with the exception of 1944 and 1945 (during World War II). The Miss Frankie Award has been presented annually at Saint Francis since 1962. View all seniors who were nominated for the 2013 Mr. and Miss Frankie awards.