Auxiliary awards scholarships |

Auxiliary awards scholarships

Dan Thrift / Tahoe Daily Tribune/ Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary awarded a $1,000 scholarship to four students. From left, seated, are Brigita Oxoby, Douglas High School, and Kelly Karmann, Whittell High School. Standing are Margaret Grodzik, Barton Memorial Hospital president; Francisco Yanez, South Tahoe High School; Susan Theis, Lake Tahoe Community College; and Margaret Anton, Barton Auxiliary scholarship chair.

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary honored its scholarship recipients and guests at the June 11 general membership luncheon at Tep’s Villa Roma. Entertainment was provided by Class Act.

The auxiliary annually awards four $1,000 scholarships to applicants from South Tahoe, Whittell and Douglas high schools and Lake Tahoe Community College. Nineteen applications were received and evaluated by the five-member scholarship committee. Applicants must score highly in academics, be very active in school and community activities and must pursue a career in the medical field.

Scholarships were awarded to:

— Brigita Oxoby, Douglas High School, will attend Hillside College in Michigan to pursue a bachelor of science degree.

— Kelly Karmann, Whittell High School, will attend Cornell University in New York, where she will major in biomedical engineering.

— Francisco Yanez, South Tahoe High School, will attend Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif., where he will major in pre-medicine.

— Susan Theis, Lake Tahoe Community College, will attend San Francisco University in San Francisco with a major in biology/pre-medicine.

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