MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Eleanor Jones, president of the City Hospital Auxiliary, recently announced the names of seven recipients of the 2011 Landis Health Professions Scholarship. Each of the students has been awarded a $1000 scholarship to the college they will be attending this fall.
Four of the recipients are recent graduates while four are re-applicants from previous years. The four new recipients include Kristen Kirkpatrick from Musselman High School; Emily Kline and Khadijah McClellan from Hedgesville High School; and Sean Woodruff from Martinsburg High School. Recipients from previous years receiving scholarships again this year include Holly Brown, Jessica Burkhart, Garrett Heck, and Molly Quinn.
The Landis Scholarship program was established by the City Hospital Auxiliary in 2003 as a result of an endowment from the Virginia Landis Estate. The scholarship is given to qualified and selected students from the three Berkeley County Public High Schools attending college majoring in one of the following health professions – nursing, pre-med, pharmacy, and dentistry.
2011 Landis Health Professions Scholarship recent graduate recipients are pictured left to right: Emily Kline, Khadijay McClellan and Kristen Kirkpatrick. Not pictured Sean Woodruff.