Carla Rose claims first place in PA Challenge Bowl

ALLIANCE, OH (03/10/2011)(readMedia)-- Students in the University of Mount Union's Physician Assistant Studies Program placed first in the Ohio Association of Physician Assistant's (OAPA) Challenge Bowl, an academic challenge game held during its second annual student conference on February 18-19 in Columbus, OH.

Members of this year's Challenge Bowl team included area resident Carla Rose, a first year graduate from Uniontown, OH, Shannon Quinn, a second year graduate student of Akron, OH and Jensen Lewis, a second year graduate student of Ravenna, OH. Mount Union received the traveling Challenge Bowl trophy, which will be displayed on the University's campus for one year.

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The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The University is located in Alliance, OH, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Ranked as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience. For more information, visit