Northern Hospital awards scholarships to high school seniors for 2009


First Posted: 5/17/2009

Northern Hospital of Surry County recently awarded scholarships valued at $9,500 to area high school seniors. This annual merit scholarship program recognizes outstanding students that will be furthering their education at many of the areas fine colleges and universities.
We are proud of the scholarship winners, said Jeannie Jones Moore, senior director of Human Resources for Northern Hospital of Surry County. Our scholarship program is one that we look forward to every year, because it demonstrates our commitment to the students in our community. Were pleased to see these young peoples interest in medicine, nursing and other fields of endeavor.
The NHSC General Scholarship worth $500 was awarded to Christopher Bowman of Mount Airy. He attends North Surry High School and plans to attend Surry Community College for an associates degree.
The first of two NHSC scholarships for a child of a hospital employee valued at $500 and renewable for three additional years for a total potential value of $2,000 was awarded to Ethan Marvin of Dobson. He is the son Johnny and Angela Collins and David Marvin and attends Surry Central High School. He plans to continue his education at Western Carolina University majoring in music.
The second scholarship awarded to a child of an employee of NHSC was given Jenna Brooke Enfield of Mount Airy. She is the daughter of Robert and Janice Enfield and attends North Surry High School. She plans to continue her education at Radford University majoring in nursing.
The NHSC Nancy Moncus Memorial Scholarship, which is valued at $500 and renewable for three additional years for a total potential value of $2,000, was awarded to Megan Willis of Ararat, Va. She is the daughter of Kevin and Shelby Willis and attends Patrick County High School. She plans to continue her education at Virginia Tech majoring in education.
The NHSC Martha Wilkins Memorial Scholarship, valued at $500 and renewable for three additional years for a total potential value of $2,000, was awarded to Lauren Glass of Mount Airy. She is the daughter of Laymon and Elizabeth Glass and attends Mount Airy High School. She plans to continue her education at UNC Wilmington majoring in environmental science.
The NHSC Gentry Nursing Scholarship, which is valued at $500 and will continue for two years for a total of $1,000, was awarded to Britney Ortiz of Ararat. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Efrain Ortiz and attends Surry Central High School. She plans to continue her education at Surry Community College and major in nursing.
Scholarship winners were recognized at a luncheon on May 15 at the hospital. For more information about the scholarship program, contact Jeannie Moore at 719-7111.

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