For Immediate Release: 5/24/2010
Contact: Teresa McCabe, 304-264-1223, email@example.com
City Hospital Auxiliary Announces 2010 Landis Scholarship Recipients
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Eleanor Jones, president of the City Hospital Auxiliary, recently announced the names of seven recipients of the 2010 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 three are re-applicants from previous years. The four new recipients include Holly Brown from Hedgesville High School; Jessica Burkhart and Molly Quinn from Martinsburg High School; and Ranae Dutton from Musselman High School. Recipients from previous years receiving scholarships again this year include Gattett Heck, Sarah Hime and Alexandria Rodgers.
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.