RGH Auxiliary Helps Young Adults Pursue Healthcare Career

Jul 16, 2009 - 

VERNON, CONNECTICUT - On May 4, the RGH Auxiliary held its annual scholarship celebration. Four students received the Mercedes Hawley Scholarship in the amount of $1500. They were:

Kristen Allevo, from Somers, a member of the Auxiliary, is enrolled in the nursing program at Springfield Technical Community College. Her ultimate goal is to become an oncology nurse.

Julianne Gottier, a recent graduate of Ellington High School, has completed all nursing prerequisites while attending high school. She is enrolled in the nursing program at Springfield Technical Community College. Her ultimate goal is to become a mid-level practitioner in ECHN's Hospitalist program.

Sarah Hill, a recent graduate of Rockville High School, would like to become a labor and delivery nurse or work in the NICU of a hospital.

Brittany Niemczyk, a recent graduate of Rockville High School, will be entering the nursing program at Southern Connecticut State University.

The Mercedes Hawley Scholarship was named after a very active member of the RGH Auxiliary, who was killed in an automobile accident. Mercedes Hawley was a former President of the Auxiliary and Scholarship Chairperson.


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