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UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

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Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Berlin, VT – The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary has awarded 11 scholarships of $2,500 each to students living in the central Vermont area who are pursuing a career in health care. The $27,500 for scholarships was raised by sales at two auxiliary-run shops, the Bene-Fit Shop in Barre and the gift shop at the hospital.

Scholarships for $2,500 each were awarded to:

  • Erica Blodgett, Corinth, Chelsea & Vermont Academy of Science & Technology, Applied Exercise Science/Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of New England
  • Monica Cerminara, Middlesex, adult learner, Masters of Science in Nursing Administration, Norwich University
  • Morgan Fitzgerald, Barre, Spaulding High School, Radiography, Champlain College
  • Richard Hinchliffe, Berlin, adult learner, Physician Assistant, Franklin Pierce University
  • Korin Johnson, Berlin, adult learner, Healthcare Administration, Champlain College
  • Abbey Lamos, Berlin, adult learner, Adult Gerontology-Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Drexel University
  • Marlaina Montgomery, Middlesex, adult learner, Certificate in Advanced Practice - Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation, Drexel University
  • Charity Pratt, Montpelier, adult learner, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of Rhode Island
  • Morgan Segale, Montpelier, adult learner, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Megan Spaulding, Barre, adult learner, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Walden University
  • Katie Thygesen, Graniteville, adult learner, Dental Hygiene, Vermont Technical College

“We are excited to be able to make a contribution toward the future of health care in our community,” said Auxiliary President Marilyn White. “These talented and dedicated students have diverse degree goals – from radiography to healthcare administration – but all of them are poised to make a difference in the lives of others.”

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