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ChiroHealthUSA Awards Annual $25,000 Chiropractic Scholarship

Wednesday, August 26, 2020  
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Flowood, Mississippi— August 25, 2020 — On Friday, August 21, 2020, Kristi Hudson

with ChiroHealthUSA surprised the recipient of the 2020 ChiroHealthUSA Foxworth Family
Scholarship, Jared Ollis, at the Palmer College of Chiropractic Campus in Davenport, Iowa. The
surprise visit by Kristi Hudson was captured on video with the help of the production team from
Palmer College and can be viewed on the ChiroHealthUSA Facebook page. The Foxworth
Family Scholarship was created in honor of President Dr. Ray Foxworth’s parents, Drs. Betty
Pace Matthews and Charles Vernon Matthews.

From 2010 to 2014, Jared served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, a unit
that is renowned for its airborne operations and intense physical training. “I saw many
paratroopers incur nagging injuries and deal with chronic pain as a result of ruck marching,
consistent distance running, and hard landings during jumps” stated Ollis. “Seeing so many men
and women I served with discharged for musculoskeletal complaints that could have been
managed with chiropractic care further developed my desire to help service members have better
access to chiropractic.”

“We’re very proud of Jared for earning this scholarship,” said Dennis Marchiori, D.C.,
PhD, Chancellor and CEO at Palmer College of Chiropractic, “and are appreciative to ChiroHealthUSA and the Foxworth family not only for selecting Jared but also for the gift to
Palmer College that will help yet more students achieve their dreams of becoming doctors of

In addition to the $15,000 received by Mr. Ollis, the school was gifted an additional
$10,000 by the Foxworth Family Scholarship. When asked how they planned to use the funds,
Jillian McCleary, Director of Communications state, “We greatly appreciate this gift to Palmer
College that accompanies Jared’s award and honor. We will be working with Jared to determine
how the funds will best be utilized.”

“This year’s scholarship award is bittersweet, as Jared was the last recipient that my
mother, Dr. Betty Matthews helped to select,” Dr. Ray Foxworth said. “She was my mentor,
inspiration, and biggest cheerleader all of my life. Establishing a scholarship in my parents honor
was a small way to thank them and the profession that has done so much for me.”
Students may begin submitting applications for the 2021 scholarship on September 1,
2020. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2021. Winner notifications will go out on or
before July 10, 2021, and the winner will be announced during the National Convention in
Orlando in August of 2021. Learn more at


“We all belong to chiropractic,” said Dr. Foxworth, “and we all need to invest and
support the advancement of our profession.”

Founded in 2007, ChiroHealthUSA is a simple, compliant and profitable way for
chiropractors to offer affordable care to their patients.

Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic
profession, has campuses in Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange, Fla.

ChiroHealthUSA and The Foxworth Family Scholarship are registered trademarks.

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