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Unity Health Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

Foundation news | Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Unity Health Foundation recently announced the recipients of the 2019 Foundation Auxiliary Scholarships at the annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon held on Wednesday, June 5 in the Hubach Conference Center at Unity Health – White County Medical Center. Each recipient received a scholarship of $1000 presented by Cassandra Feltrop, Unity Health Foundation Executive Director.

“We are so honored to work with our Auxiliary each year on the scholarships for students entering healthcare-related fields,” Unity Health Foundation Executive Director, Cassandra Feltrop said. “They are committed to providing the funds for the scholarships and have a committee who evaluates the applications and selects the winners. Our hopes are that the scholarship recipients will return to work at Unity Health upon completion of their degrees.”

The Auxiliary Scholarship Selection Team seeks students who plan to study one of the many healthcare-related fields. The Foundation Auxiliary Scholarships were established as a memorial for a loved one, in memory of or in honor of individuals who made great contributions to medicine in White County. The Unity Health – White County Medical Center Auxiliary provides funds for the scholarships each year.

Students and their families attended the luncheon to receive their scholarships. The selection team chooses recipients based on specific criteria including financial need, academic achievements, community involvement and the desire to work in the healthcare field. The following students received Foundation Auxiliary Scholarships for 2019.

Brock Seth Decker, Arkansas Virtual Academy Jessica Rios, Riverview High School

Mr. Houston Butler Memorial Scholarship Mr. Albert Pilkington, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

Abbie Faith Douglas, Unity Health Associate Riley Paige Sisson, Bald Knob High School

Mrs. Barbara Brown Memorial Scholarship Mr. Michael Lynn Memorial Scholarship

Abigail Nicole Dugger, Bald Knob High School Landon Hays Shourd, White County Central

Ms. Thelma Quattlebaum Memorial Scholarship Mr. Charles Yingling Memorial Scholarship

Alexis C. Foster, Riverview High School Kassidy Grace Webster, Beebe High School

Dr. Martin Hawkins Memorial Scholarship Mr. Floyd Holifield Memorial Scholarship

Jewel M. Hernandez, Searcy High School Daniel Walter Williams, Harding Academy

Mr. Roger Mills Memorial Scholarship Dr. Porter Rodgers, Jr., Scholarship

Caroline Grace Metheny, Harding Academy Mary Catherine Worsham, Unity Health Associate

Ms. Juanita Morgan Memorial Scholarship Ms. Debbie Cantrell Memorial Scholarship

Molly Claire Parker, Searcy High School Grace A. Ziegenbalg, Searcy High School

Ms. Kandace Muncy Memorial Scholarship Dr. A. R. Brown Memorial Scholarship

Kamie L. Provence, Searcy High School

Dr. Thomas Formby Memorial Scholarship

The Unity Health Foundation Scholarship Program is open each spring to all area high school seniors, as well as Unity Health associates who are furthering their education and children of associates.