ULM Radiologic Technology faculty, student receive top awards from LSRT

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  • University of Louisiana Monroe Director of Radiologic Technology Brett Bennett, left, was named 2020 Technologist of the Year, and recent graduate Lauren Brumfield received the Student Award of Excellence for 2020 from the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists. Submitted photo
    University of Louisiana Monroe Director of Radiologic Technology Brett Bennett, left, was named 2020 Technologist of the Year, and recent graduate Lauren Brumfield received the Student Award of Excellence for 2020 from the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists. Submitted photo
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The Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists gave its highest honors to University of Louisiana Monroe Director of Radiologic Technology Brett Bennett and former student and recent graduate Lauren Brumfield.

Bennett was named LSRT 2020 Technologist of the Year, and Brumfield received the LSRT 2020 Student Technologist of the Year.

Bennett has led the Radiologic Technology Program in the ULM College of Health Sciences since 2007. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners. A longtime member of LSRT, Bennett is the executive secretary of finance. He has held every office in the society and served on several committees. The LSRT presented Bennett the award for his exemplary service to the organization and the radiologic technology field.

In May, Brumfield was a top graduate in Radiologic Technology. Her award is given to the student technologist who receives the most votes from program peers, clinical educators, and faculty members. Brumfield served as president of the Student Radiologic Technology Association, participated in many LSRT competitions, and served as a voting member for the LSRT Student Advisory Council. She is studying radiation therapy at CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock, Ark.