NCMC volunteers present area students with scholarships
GREELEY,Colo. (Sept. 1, 2011) — The volunteers of North Colorado Medical Center recently awarded $36,000 in scholarships to high school and college students who have made a valuable contribution to the community through their volunteer service at the hospital.
Nine local students were recognized with scholarships for their achievements in academics, dedication to volunteer work, and passion for pursing their future goals
Six of this year’s winners are recent high school graduates who plan to continue their education at various universities this fall. Nick Goode, Devin Million, Becky Morefield, Liny Varghese, and Jessica Zanetell were awarded the Gene Allen Memorial Scholarship. Brittany Guerrero was awarded the Dee Foss Memorial Scholarship.
Three scholarships were also given to current college students who plan to continue pursuing their educational and professional goals. Josten Foley, Ashley Gross and Laura Hewett were awarded the Rose Vaughan Memorial Scholarship.
To be eligible for an NCMC volunteer scholarship, individuals must give at least 100 hours of volunteer service. Many of this year’s winners donated in excess of this requirement while excelling in school and extra-curricular activities.
ABOUT NORTH COLORADO MEDICAL CENTER
North Colorado Medical Center is a fully accredited, private, not-for-profit facility licensed to operate 398 beds. It serves as a regional medical center with community-based and specialty services in a service area including southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. A family-centered obstetrics unit, cardiovascular, oncology, ortho/neuro, Level II trauma, Western States Burn Center and acute inpatient rehabilitation are among the many services offered through the medical center. Nearly 400,000 square feet of new patient care space was added to the northern Colorado region when the NCMC opened an expanded facility in December 2005. Included is the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado featuring state-of-the-art heart services; expanded birthing center and neonatal care unit, new intensive care units and new surgical suites.
ABOUT BANNER HEALTH
Based in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Banner has 23 facilities that offer an array of services including hospital care, home care, hospice care, nursing registries, surgery centers, laboratories, rehabilitation services. These facilities are located in seven states - Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, and Wyoming. In addition to emergency and medical services, Banner Health medical centers house a variety of specialized services, including heart care, cancer treatment, delivery of high-order multiple births, organ transplants, bone marrow transplants, rehabilitation services, and behavioral health services.
For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com.