NEWS RELEASE March 7, 2008 Contact: Shannon Guess (505) 272-0261 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBUQUERQUE , N.M. – University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy (UNM COP) student Summer Schroeder has been selected as the only pharmacy student in the nation for a summer internship with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). Held in Alexandria, Va., the NCPA summer internship is a 10-week program designed to further the education of undergraduate pharmacy students. The main objectives of the program are to allow interns to explore the vast opportunities that private pharmacy practices provide as well as to offering an experience that demonstrates the importance of a national pharmacy association to the profession. Schroeder is currently a Pharm D. Candidate for 2010 at UNM. In addition to her studies at the COP, she participates in health screenings, vaccination clinics and serves as Secretary of the student chapter of NCPA as well as Vice President of American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists. Schroeder’s career goals are to own and operate an independent pharmacy practice providing quality care and service to all patients.