PeaceHealth scholarship award winners announced

The Scholarship Program provides continuing education scholarship opportunities for PeaceHealth Southwest caregivers and volunteers

VANCOUVER — The PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation’s Health Career Scholarship Program recently awarded $33,000 in scholarships to 17 students for the 2019-2020 school year. 

PeaceHealth scholarship award winners announced
The PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation’s Health Career Scholarship Program recently awarded $33,000 in scholarships to 17 students for the 2019-2020 school year. Shown here are recipients (front row, left to right) Nicole Nugent, Lilly Kovalenko; (middle row, left to right) Isabel Gutierrez-Johnson, Juliah Larson, Ryan Kwon; (back row, left to right) Leayn VanDeven, Sari Munoz, Ahmed Sheeti. Photo courtesy of PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation

The Scholarship Program provides continuing education scholarship opportunities for PeaceHealth Southwest caregivers and volunteers who are studying to become healthcare professionals. Recipients include PeaceHealth Southwest and PeaceHealth Medical Group caregivers, and PeaceHealth Southwest volunteers.

The Health Career Scholarship Program is funded through donations from PeaceHealth caregivers and volunteers, our generous community, the Jack and Nancy Barry Endowment, and the Sarina Slaid memorial scholarship. 

Award winners:

  • Yoo Sang Ahn, an adult volunteer, received a $2,500 scholarship and is a pre-med student.
  • Jocelin Bibian, a junior volunteer, received a $2,000 scholarship and is majoring in nursing.
  • Darian Bonk, a caregiver, received a $2,000 scholarship and is a pre-med student.
  • Alexis Bullard, a caregiver, received a $1,000 scholarship and is studying to become a nurse practitioner with an emphasis on adult gerontology.
  • Isabel Gutierrez-Johnson, a caregiver, received a $1,000 scholarship and is getting her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Hannah Han, an adult volunteer, received a $1,750 scholarship and is studying to become a pharmacist.
  • Lilly Kovalenko, an adult volunteer, received a $2,000 scholarship and is majoring in nursing.
  • Ryan Kwon, a junior volunteer, received a $2,500 scholarship and is a pre-med student.
  • Juliah Larson, a caregiver, received a $2,000 scholarship and is majoring in nursing.  
  • Tatyana Molchanova, a caregiver, received a $2,000 scholarship and is pursuing her post-graduate Master of FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner).
  • Sari Munoz, a caregiver, received a $2,000 scholarship, and is studying to become a physician’s assistant.
  • Hieu Nguyen, a caregiver, received a $1,000 scholarship and is pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing degree.
  • Nicole Nugent, a junior volunteer, received $4,500 in scholarships which includes the Sarina Slaid Scholarship for $3,000 and Health Career Scholarship for $1,500. Nicole is pursuing a degree in public health.
  • Anthony Phung, an adult volunteer, received a $1,000 scholarship and is a premed student.
  • Irina Panova-Proctor, a caregiver, received a $1,750 scholarship and is pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing degree.
  • Ahmed Sheeti, an adult volunteer, received a $2,000 scholarship and is a pre-med student.
  • Leayn VanDeven, a caregiver, received a $2,000 scholarship and is studying to become a nurse practitioner.

About the PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation

The PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation is a privately chartered nonprofit corporation, founded in 1983 with the sole purpose of attracting, managing and disbursing charitable gifts made for the benefit of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who has fiduciary and legal responsibility for its operations. The Board of Directors, which is made up of donors and friends of the Medical Center, assists the Foundation in carrying out its fundraising, gift processing, investment and disbursement responsibilities. 

For more information visit www.peacehealth.org/foundation/sw-washington

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