Skip to main content

Healthcare scholarship recipients announced

05/27/2014 04:01PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Schools



The Health and Welfare Foundation of Southern Chester County last week announced the awarding of 25 Alma Newlin Educational Fund scholarships to students from Avon Grove, Octorara, Oxford, Kennett, and Unionville/Chadds Ford school districts. 

The scholarships, totaling $62,500 this year, are designed to assist students in preparing for careers in the health care field. Award values are currently $2500.

This year’s award winners plan to study for a variety of careers including nursing, pre-med, physician assistant, physical therapy, dental hygiene, bio-medical engineering, and osteopathic medicine.

All recipients must have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be human health care education-bound students.

The Alma Newlin Educational Fund was established in 1990 through a bequest from Mrs. Alma Newlin, who lived in Kennett Square. The fund is administered by the Health and Welfare Foundation of Southern Chester County.

The list of recipients includes: 

Avon Grove 

Kate Colagreco – Physical therapy

Marisa Garguilo – Physical therapy 

Glendalis Guadarrama – Nursing

Paige Hammond – Nursing

Rachel Lee – Physical therapy

Jessica Procak – Pre-physician assistant

Kiran Smith – Pre-med


Kennett

Jennifer Byrnes – Physical therapy

Jacqueline Castano Garcia – Nursing

Sharon Hernandez – Nursing

Noah Lessner – Psychology

Leslie Medina – Dental hygiene

Morgan Staley – Premed


Octorara

Erin Landis – Physical therapy

Deavon Shade – Nursing


Oxford

Ashleigh Cloud – Nursing

Melissa Hubley – Osteopathic medicine

Stephanie Kruzynski – Nursing

Alyssa Sullins – Nursing

Tara Wise – Nursing


Unionville/Chadds Ford

Amelia Eginton – Pre-med

Audrey Ferraro – Pre-med

McKayla Mawn – Pre-med

Jason Shao – Pre-med

Rachel Stafford – Dental hygiene


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



awards scholarships health and welfare foundation of southern chester county alma newlin educational fund


  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • Holidays at Hagley: A Child's Delight

    12/05/2016
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and i...


  • Debtors Anonymous

    12/05/2016
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    In D.A., our purpose is threefold: to stop incurring unsecured debt, to share our experience wit...


  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • Drop in on Nature

    12/08/2016
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, September 15th thru Thursday...


  • Holidays at Hagley: A Child's Delight

    12/08/2016
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and i...


  • Christmas by Candlelight

    12/08/2016
    01:00PM

    Christmas by Candlelight, a heartwarming celebration of the yuletide season, is back by popular d...


  • Nature Studio

    12/08/2016
    04:00PM — 05:30AM

    Thursdays from 4:00PM-5:30PM Fall session: December 1st, 8th and 15th Winter session: Starts J...


  • Clutterers Anonymous

    12/08/2016
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ (CLA℠) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengt...


  • Sleeping Beauty: A Musical Panto

    12/08/2016
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Sleeping Beauty: A Musical Panto By Pete Pryor & Samantha Reading Music & Lyrics by Alex Bech...


  • The Road: My Life with John Denver

    12/08/2016
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    The Road: My Life with John Denver By Randal Myler & Dan Wheetman Directed by Randal Myler Dec...


Chester County High School Sports