2008 Payson Graduate Earns Doctorate


Katie C. Carpenter, a 2003 Payson High School graduate and the daughter of Ross and Shari Carpenter, has just received her doctorate at the University of Houston in kinesiology. She was also the 2012 American Kinesiology Association Graduate Scholar Award winner.

Carpenter is a 2007 University of Arizona graduate with a bachelor’s of science in physiological sciences/chemistry and a 2009 University of Houston master’s degree recipient in exercise science.

She has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship through the Minnesota Obesity Prevention Training Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis starting in September 2012. This appointment is approved and funded by the National Institute of Health.


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