Samaritan Hospital Foundation Announces 16 Recipients of Scholastic Awards

August 12, 2015

Samaritan Hospital Foundation recently distributed $21,500 in scholastic awards to local residents.

            Ashland’s Abigail Zacharias, Loudonville’s Lauren Anne Teiga and Mansfield’s Allyson Rosich, were the recipients of the $2,000 Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Scholastic Awards. Established in 2008 by Samaritan Hospital Foundation and Ashland University, these scholastic awards are designated for healthcare professionals employed in Ashland County and/or individuals planning a career in healthcare.  Recipients of this award must be enrolled at Ashland University.  

            Krisi Tobias of Ashland will receive $1,000 through the Samaritan Hospital Foundation/North Central State College Scholastic Award. This award is open to Ashland County residents enrolled in North Central State College’s Health Sciences programs and receiving hospital training at Samaritan Hospital. 

            Kelsey Kerr of Ashland and Alice (AJ) Sockwell of Loudonville received $2,000 Alice Stinchcomb Scholastic Awards, to be used for educational programs for nursing. Kerr will be attending Ohio Northern University and Sockwell is continuing her education at Ohio University.

            Erin Patterson of West Salem was the recipient of the $1,000 Yeater Scholastic Award. This scholastic award is designated for use by a graduating high school senior accepted into an accredited nursing program, working toward an RN degree. Patterson plans to attend Cleveland State University.

            Lisa Gisclon of Ashland will apply her $1,000 Clem Scholastic Award to continue her studies at The Ohio State University. The Clem award is given to those currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program, working toward an RN degree.

            Logan Goff of West Salem was the recipient of the $1,000 Miller Scholastic Award, which is open to a student accepted into, or currently enrolled in accredited courses leading to a degree in an allied medical field. Goff plans to study exercise physiology at University of Dayton.

            Ethan Boardman of Mansfield will be studying biology/pre-med at The Ohio State University and is the recipient of $1,000 Goard/Grady Scholastic Award. This is available to students who are accepted into, or currently enrolled in an accredited program of nursing or allied medical study.

            Marisa Watson of Ashland was awarded the Brad Hudkins Scholastic Award of $500.00 to be used at North Central State College. Watson is continuing her education to become a Registered Nurse.

            Brianna Gannon and Jaclyn Stancato of Ashland were the recipients of $500.00 from Samaritan Hospital Foundation to be used for educational programs in a nursing/allied medical field. Gannon will be attending Ashland University for nursing and Stancato will be attending the University of Findlay in pharmacy.

            Emily Ickes of Jeromesville and Martha Angela Wallace of Mansfield were the recipients of $1,500.00 from the Samaritan Hospital Foundation to be used for educational programs in nursing/allied medical field.  Ickes is currently enrolled at Ohio Northern University studying for a Doctorate of Pharmacy and Wallace will be attending North Central State College to become a Registered Nurse.

            Emily Harvey of Polk was the recipient of $2,000 from the Samaritan Hospital Foundation to continue her education in nursing.  Harvey will be attending Capital University.

            Scholastic awards are distributed annually, based on funding. Applications are usually accepted in April.  For more information about the Samaritan Hospital Foundation, please call 419-207-7861.

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