Memorial Auxiliary presented 12 scholarships to Gulfport Memorial Hospital employees to enhance their skills in their profession and four scholarships to local colleges.
Auxiliary President Peter Psikogios and Memorial Board of Trustees Secretary Kathie Short presented a $5,000 scholarship to Dr. Tommy King, President, and Jerry Bracey, Administrative Dean, William Carey University; Dr. Steve Miller, Vice President, and Jamie Hill, Development Officer, USM Gulf Park Campus; Caroline Ramagos, Vice President/Advancement, MGCCC-JD, and Dr. Joan Hendricks, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, MGCCC-Perk and JD.
The 12 scholarships of $1,500 each were awarded to Memorial employees: Christina Barnes, RN, Cardiac Cath Lab; Faith Anne Crosby, RN, Intensive Care Unit; Lauren Dumal, CAT Scan Technologist; Diagnostic Imaging; Hallee Killeen, Multi Skilled Technician, PCU/ICU; Charlene Lathan, Educator, Medical Surgical Unit; Mia Pham, Technician, Pharmacy; Laura Rogers, RN, Intensive Care Unit; Tiffany Sanders, RN, Intensive Care Unit; Crystal Stafford, RN, Intensive Care Unit; Jessica Stein, Technician, Cardiology Ultrasound; Laura Stevens, RN, Intensive Care Unit; and William Wicks, Medical Lab Technician, Laboratory.
The applicants were required to be accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program in a medical profession field of study at an accredited college or university at the time of application. All applications were reviewed by the Memorial Auxiliary Board.