Nine Awarded Scholarships
Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical Service, M. Patricia Cook announced recently that nine employees of Western Maine Health have been awarded scholarships for further education by the Stephens Volunteer Services.
Scholarship recipients for the Fall of 2010 were: Wes Brown, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing an masters degree in Occupational Therapy; Lori Burton, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursing a medical assisting degree, Kim DeSanctis, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing a bachelor of science degree in Nursing; Lynda Smart, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing an associate degree in Nursing; Tasha Russell, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing a surgical technology degree; Jennifer Casey, Western Maine Family Practice, pursuing a degree in EMS; Alison Newton, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing a bachelor degree in Nursing; Louanne Rainey, Market Square Health Care Center, pursing a degree in surgical technology, and Amy Turgeon, Stephens Memorial Hospital, pursuing a bachelor degree in Accounting.
Stephens Volunteer Services awards scholarships twice a year after carefully considering the applications of eligible employees. The scholarship committee has traditionally awarded a total of $6500 for scholarships, annually. Employees are eligible to apply each time, once they have worked for a year and can confirm that the further education is job related.
Photo caption: Back: Wes Brown, Alison Newton; Front: Tasha Russell, Kim DeSanctis.