Samaritan Hospital Foundation Distributes $43,500 in Medical Field Scholastic Awards

June 15, 2019

Samaritan Hospital Foundation (SHF) and University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center (UHSMC) awarded $43,500 in medical scholastic awards to 32 area students.

The top two scholastic awards of $2,500 went to: Lynsey Plues and Emma Swain (pictured), who are each receiving $2,000 from UHSMC/SHF and $500 each from Samaritan Hospital Hospitality Shop. Lynsey and Emma both attend Grand Valley State University and are pursuing careers in nursing.

Also pursuing careers in the medical field are the following scholarship recipients:

SHF/UHSMC $2,000 Scholarship Recipients
Sidney Allen, University of Toledo
Lindsay Eckenwiler, Bowling Green State University
Brenden Meikle, University of Mount Union
Paige Pasadyn, University of Cincinnati
Tecca Ringler, University of Findlay
Catherine Schaefer, Ohio Northern University

Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Joint Award With Ashland University and SHF $2,000 Scholarship Recipients
Frances Radway, Ashland University
Lauren DeBracy, Ashland University
Travis Pickering, Ashland University

SHF $2,000 Scholarship Recipient
Casandra Schuster, Grand Valley State University

SHF/UHSMC $1,000 Scholarship Recipients
Amanda Finger, North Central State College
Andrew Fulk, NEOMED

SHF $1,000 Scholarship Recipients
Sydney Abbruzzese, Pensocola Christian College
Megan Beebe, University of Akron
Leah Carnegie, Ohio Northern University
Emily Cromer, Wayne College-University of Akron
Morgan Geyer, North Central State College
Malorie Kinney, Northern Kentucky University
Erika Leitenberget, Ashland University
Tyler Snodgrass, Ashland University
Morgan Stutzman, Ohio Northern University
Brittany Vojtush, North Central State College

Samaritan Hospital Foundation Hospitality Shop $500 Scholarship Recipients
Alessandra Cole, Ashland University
Ryann Hastings, Ashland University

SHF $500 Scholarship Recipients
Sophia Good, Ohio Northern University
Ryann Hastings, Ashland University
Paige Schaefer, North Central State College


Other scholastic recipients are Lauren Beattie who is receiving $1,000 from the Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Award and is continuing her nursing career at The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Tristan Bender is receiving $1,000 from the Alice Stinchcomb Scholastic Award. Bender is attending the University of Mount Union. Kaylee Crossen is receiving $1,000 from the Gounder & Ponnammal Scholastic Award and Ella Yoder is receiving $1,000 from NCSC and attending North Central State College.

Scholastic Awards are distributed annually based on funding. Applications are usually accepted in April. For more information about the Samaritan Hospital Foundation Scholastic program, please call Mona Campbell at 419-207-7861 or visit the SHF website



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