Hayward, California — The Alumni Association of Life Chiropractic College West named Stephanie Williams, a first quarter senior from San Diego, California as its 2012 Student of the Year.

Life West Student of the YearLife Chiropractic College West 2012 Student of the Year

(photo: Left to Right: Dr. Kim Khauv, Stephanie Williams, Dr. Brian Kelly) Ms. Williams decided to pursue the profession after working as a chiropractic assistant and falling in love with the chiropractic philosophy. During her time at Life West, she has been involved in several organizations including the IFCO, ICPA, ICA, CCA, F4CP, WCCS, Legion of Chiropractic Women, and has served as the student council treasurer and, most recently, as the student council president. She volunteers around campus and has recently joined the Champions for Life program which focuses on increasing enrollment and awareness of vitalistic chiropractic.

She has been a finalist for the past three years in the Talk the ‘Tic competition. She is also a member of the Omega Sigma Phi sorority, which is dedicated to promote and protect the principles of chiropractic. Ms. Williams has also taken several chiropractic mission trips both locally and internationally. She has a passion for serving families and children and has completed all her new patient requirements in her first clinic quarter.

Life West, established in 1976, is an accredited non-profit institution of higher learning. Over 4,500 graduates of Life West are now providing chiropractic care worldwide. The college’s vision is to create a brighter future for humanity.  The college’s Health Center, a public outpatient facility staffed by approximately 150 senior interns who are guided by licensed doctors of chiropractic, provides affordable health care to more than 1,000 patients per week in the city of Hayward, California. www.lifewest.edu.