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HOSPITAL AUXILIARY GIVES MORE THAN $40,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

05 Jun 2017 12:37 PM | Anonymous

Local students pursuing a career in the healthcare field get help from volunteers at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.

Sarasota, FL (June 5, 2017) – Each year, several local high school seniors who want to pursue a career in the healthcare industry get some financial help from the Auxiliary of Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Since the hospital first opened in 1967, the non-profit group has been awarding scholarships to Sarasota County high school graduates. To date they have awarded more than $1 million dollars in scholarships. The auxiliary raises the money from fundraisers, newspaper sales in the hospital lobby and donations made throughout the year. This year ten students received scholarships. They are:

  •  Avia Davis- Booker High School attending FAMU majoring in Physical Therapy
  • Joshua Guaita-Homeschool attending Cedarville University majoring in Nursing
  • Joey Flanagan- Riverview High School attending FSU majoring in Pre-Bio Science and Nursing
  • Nadine Elnagaar-Riverview High School attending USF majoring in Pre-Med
  • Maximillian Konarzewski- Pine View School attending U of M majoring in Pre-Med
  • Kim Nguyen-Pine View School attending UF majoring in Nursing
  • Amara Wilson- Sarasota High School attending SCF majoring in Nursing
  • Caroline Jungels- Venice High School attending UF majoring in Bio-Med/Pre-Med
  • Bryana Mammana- Venice High School attending UF majoring in Physical Therapy
  • Melissa Whitman-Venice High School attending FGCU majoring in Nursing

Scholarships are available to any high school senior attending school in Sarasota County. Applications and more information can be found at http://doctorsofsarasota.com/about/volunteers.dot

**Photo of the group is attached.

For more information contact:
Monica Yadav
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
Monica.Yadav@hcahealthcare.com


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