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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


Jennifer Byrnes – Physical therapy

Jacqueline Castano Garcia – Nursing

Sharon Hernandez – Nursing

Noah Lessner – Psychology

Leslie Medina – Dental hygiene

Morgan Staley – Premed


Erin Landis – Physical therapy

Deavon Shade – Nursing


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

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