Trumbull County Residents Pursue College Education for Careers in Healthcare
Warren, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has awarded $3,000 scholarships to 10 Trumbull County residents who are pursuing careers in healthcare.
The $30,000 in awards matches the most ever provided by the foundation.
“We’re thrilled to help these Trumbull County residents take the first step toward careers in healthcare,” said Patrick K. Wilson, chairman of the health foundation and a lawyer with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell. “Our hospitals, research facilities and other healthcare organizations need good people today and will continue to need them in the future.”
The scholarship winners were chosen through an application process that considered students’ academic achievement, career plans and extracurricular activities. This recipients are:
- Breanna Bucco, 2015 Lakeview HS graduate, Nursing at Kent State
- Adam Butler, 2015 Harding HS graduate, Pre-Medicine at Baldwin Wallace
- Alexis Eddy, 2015 Kennedy HS graduate, Pre-Medicine at John Carroll
- Danielle Ford, 2014 Badger HS graduate, Nursing at Univ. of Cincinnati
- Choniece Phillips, 2014 Harding HS graduate, Pre-Pharmacy at Duquesne
- Adrianna Reese, 2015 Mineral Ridge HS graduate, Speech Pathology at Geneva
- Tara Schuster, 2015 Liberty HS graduate, Nursing at Ohio Univ.
- Monica VanCure, 2015 Champion HS graduate, Nursing at Univ. of Akron
- Olivia Woods, 2015 Harding HS graduate, Chemistry at Miami of Ohio
- Julie Zalar, 2015 Champion HS graduate, Physical Therapy at Slippery Rock
The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation provides grants to initiatives that advance the health of Trumbull County residents, as well as scholarships to future healthcare professionals. With assets of more than $13 million, the foundation is the successor to the Trumbull Memorial Hospital Foundation, which was created by the hospital in 1976. Since 2012, the foundation has operated separately from the hospital as an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.
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