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Salem Hospital Foundation scholarship program reaches $2.5M milestone

Jun 30, 2015

The Salem Hospital Foundation announced that 84 students in medical or medically related fields will receive a collage scholarship for the 2015 to 2016 academic year.

A total of $167,500 will be awarded to students pursuing degrees in a variety of medical programs—putting the foundation’s total scholarship funding over the $2.5 million mark since it began in 1968.

Several named scholarships were awarded in honor or memory of local community members—including the Rollin Haag nursing scholarship, the Elmera “Tiny” Richardson nursing scholarship, the Sewell Family scholarship, and the Grayce & Glola Sigg nursing scholarship. In addition, the Salem Self-Help Nursing Scholarship was awarded through the Salem Foundation.

Recipients for the 2015 to 2016 school year are:

  • Albany: Sandra Moreno

  • Amity: Brooke Barnes; Daniela Juarez and Arley Semon

  • Aumsville: Shelby Dewar

  • Canby: Bailey Woodin

  • Dallas: Angie Bishop; Jamie Broussard; Leslie Classen; Christina Feil; Brenda Hess; Shaymarie Parker and Kristi Tichenor

  • Gates: Julie Minton

  • Hillsboro: Nathan Hoover

  • Independence: Sheali Bowker; Kirsten Fertig; Mayra Garcia-Murillo and Ana Ramirez Falcon

  • Keizer: Melissa Ball; Rachel Hittner; Jamie Lindsey; Sharon Marsoun; Rebekkah Tipton and Catherine Traeger

  • Lincoln City: Lindsay Hadfield

  • Madras: Moriah Pugh

  • Monmouth: Shannon Carey; Katie Groff and Sarah Solvedt

  • Portland: Amber Banks and Bethany Sappington

  • Salem: Paige Baldwin; Sara Banning; Nicole Blanco-Mills; Mike Bobko; Heather Boone; Bianney Cano; Melanie Clearwater; Jill Cohen; Jon Deming; Joel Donley; Hillary Drake; Nathanael Eisenhut; Rebecca Elmer; Patricia Elmore; Grant Fahey; Stephanie Hamel; Melody Hankins; Carol Hannibal; Anna Hiebert; Daryn Jones; Erin Jones; Stephanie Koyama; Hannah Kuizenga; Kyle Lenz; Benjamin Long; Teresa McCarrell; Keith McMillin; Lindsey McQuillan; Pierce Moon; Ronda Murdock; Emma O'Neal; Michael Polacek; Gerri Pratt; Amanda Reynolds; Stephanie Rodriguez; Michelle Shidler; Michelle Slattum; Zachary Smith; Sarah Tomscha; Madison Van Dorp; Laura Vogt; Lan Vu and Annette Whitney

  • Sheridan: Kaci Jones; Andy Walker and Kirsten Walker

  • Silverton: Rebekah Kaufman; Nduta Nyoro-Cayton; Brian Reif and Shasta Stocker

  • Stayton: Brooke Jordan

  • Silverton: Rebekah Kaufman; Nduta Nyoro-Cayton; Brian Reif and Shasta Stocker

  • Turner: Rachel Hickman

The Salem Hospital Foundation was established in 1968 by a group of Salem citizens interested in advancing healthcare through donations. It is a charitable, tax-exempt organization that supports medical and medically related projects of Salem Hospital. The Foundation's 15 volunteer directors help raise funds and manage the resources of the Foundation, while distributing the funds according to the wishes of those who have given. Visit us at salemhealth.org/about/foundation and “Like” us on Facebook.

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