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Chesapeake Hospital Authority Awards 2019 Scholarships

CHESAPEAKE - The Chesapeake Hospital Authority recently awarded 11 scholarships to graduating seniors from Chesapeake and northeast North Carolina. Each recipient received a $2,500 scholarship to further their education in healthcare. 

The students have all been accepted into a college or university and plan to pursue a degree in health care. The Scholarship Committee considered the awardees based on their academic records, test results, character references, extra-curricular activities, community service, interest in the health care field and financial need. Recipients were presented with the scholarships and plaques at the annual scholarship dinner and meeting on June 24, 2019. 

The following is a list of the 2019 recipients:

Name High School University
Bailee Sanger  Great Bridge Old Dominion University
Camille Jackson Deep Creek North Carolina A&T State University
Blair Corbett Hickory Old Dominion University
Katherine Peterson Grassfield Radford University
Sydney Johnson Oscar Smith North Carolina A&T State University
Josefine Harman Cape Hatteras University of North Carolina Wilmington
Kayla O'Prandy Western Branch James Madison University
Joshua Pandian  Indian River University of Richmond
Jessica Reardon Currituck East Carolina University
Hannah Ambrose Manteo College of the Albemarle
Olivia White Greenbrier Christian Old Dominion University

2019 Chesapeake Hospital Authority Scholarship Awardees

Susie Archer, Chesapeake Hospital Authority Chairman, (left) poses with the 2019 Chesapeake Hospital Authority Scholarship recipients along with Peggy Matthews, Scholarship Committee Chairman and Bishop Kim Brown, Board Member. The students were presented with the scholarships and plaques during the Hospital Authority’s annual scholarship dinner and meeting on June 24, 2019.

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