The Mountain View Hospital Foundation has awarded 18 scholarships to local students pursuing degrees in the health care field.
The Foundation offers college scholarships worth up to $1,500 each for new, undergraduate, or continuing education students enrolled fulltime or part time (6 credit hrs.) studying for a health care career. Students must attend an accredited college or university and maintain a 2.5 minimum GPA.
Students awarded include:
Blaire Anglen, Culver High School $500
Adrian Campbell, COCC $500
Marie Crocco-Pickett, Canterbury Career School O.C.C.C. $500
Terah Farrester, George Fox University $500
Joshua Farrester, Oregon State University $500
Brianna Fessler, Madras High School $500
Ivan Galan, Culver High School $500
Beatriz Hernandez, Madras High School $1,000
Kristin Jasa, Madras High School $500
Baylie Johnson, South Wasco County High School $500
Laura Sullivan, Madras High School $500
Christopher Lay, Madras High School $1,500
Georgina Mendoza-Vega, Culver High School $500
Savannah Patterson, Madras High School $500
Moriah Pugh, COCC $500
Kristina Rayburn, Jefferson County EMS $500
Shani Rehwinkle, Madras High School $500
Mountain View Hospital Volunteers are instrumental in raising the funds to support the Scholarship Program. Volunteers operate the hospital gift shop and Foundation Thrift Store in downtown Madras. All proceeds benefit the Foundation and health improving endeavors in Jefferson County.
"It's a blessing to have so many talented youth in Jefferson County pursuing careers in medicine," shared Jeanie Gentry, CEO. "We wish them the best and hope they bring their talents back to our community when they graduate."
For more information about Mountain View Hospital Foundation's Scholarship Program, contact Kelly Richard, Marketing, Communications & Foundation Manager at 541-460-4039.
About Mountain View Hospital
Since 1967, Mountain View Hospital District, in Madras, Oregon, has been providing quality medical care to the citizens of Jefferson County. MVH operates a 25-bed acute care facility and is designated as a Critical Access Hospital. Mountain View Hospital holds a management partnership with St. Charles Health System in Bend. For more information about Mountain View Hospital, visit www.mvhd.org.