Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) Auxiliary has awarded twelve local students $1,000 scholarships to pursue higher education opportunities in the healthcare field. With friends and family in attendance, Auxiliary members presented the awards to the students who earned the honor after a thorough review process of many qualified candidates.
The awardees were Marie Bate, Erin Gonchar, Grace Kryzanski, Madison McCarthy, Karoline Morton, Brook Murphy Neller, Lauren Pavao, April Ruopp, Brett Stater, and Jessica Tessman. Also awarded was the Joseph Curi, M.D. Memorial Scholarship to Kathleen Morton and the J. Alfred Fabro, MD, Memorial Scholarship to Ryan Nolan.
Judith Hogan, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee said, “The Auxiliary received 53 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 celebrated 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.
College bound students pursuing healthcare careers and recipients of 2019 Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary scholarship awards pose at recent annual presentation ceremony. (LtoR) Brett Stater, Lauren Pavao, Marie Bate, April Ruopp, Karoline Morton, Kathleen Morton, Erin Gonchar, Jessica Tessman, Grace Kryzanski, Madison McCarthy, and Ryan Nolan.