(Torrington, CT) Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) Auxiliary has awarded twelve local students $1,000 scholarships to pursue higher education opportunities at a recent hospital reception.
The CHH Auxiliary presented ten students pursuing an education in the healthcare field with the honor after a thorough review process of many qualified candidates. The awardees were Siena Chevalier, Sima Darek El-Ayoub, Lilli Taylor Ferrucci, Nicholas Gregory LaMothe, Jennifer Jean Lucia, Kathleen Bridget Morton, Nasrin Begum Pretty, Frank Howard Schildgren, Cheryl L Underwood, and Abigail Lee Zeiner. Also awarded was the Joseph Curi, M.D. Memorial Scholarship to Kaitlyn Ann Deming and the J. Alfred Fabro, M.D. Memorial Scholarship to Adam Xavier LaMothe.
Judith Hogan, Co-Chair of the Scholarship Committee said, “The Auxiliary received more 58 scholarship applications this year, all from exceptional students who intend to pursue healthcare careers. We wish we were able to able to present a scholarship to each student who applied. They are the caregivers of the future!”
The CHH Auxiliary is celebrating 100 years of supporting Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in 2016. It has been a significant source of physical and financial aid to the Hospital. The CHH Auxiliary has over 200 volunteer members who assist in raising funds for CHH through donations, the gift shop, and special fundraising events.
The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. One Thousand Caregivers, One Job, Your Health. Visit www.charlottehungerford.org.