Senior receives national Phi Kappa Tau Foundation scholarship

Luke Nantz, a senior at Case Western Reserve University, was awarded the E. Thomas Boles, Jr., M.D., Scholarship through the Phi Kappa Tau Foundation.

A sociology major working toward a career in education, Nantz holds a 3.92 GPA. He was initiated into Phi Kappa Tau in 2009 with the Alpha Delta chapter at Case Western Reserve.

The scholarship is one of nine named endowed scholarships, each of which provides a $1,000 annual award.

The award is named after Boles, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, the former chief of pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital and director of pediatric surgery at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine. He is a past president of the American Pediatric Association, a member of the International Society of Surgery, and the author or co-author of more than 75 medical monographs.