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Jay Hospital Awards Scholarships to Area Graduates

JAY, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2011) ¨ Four college-bound graduates were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Jay Hospital Employee Foundation. 

The scholarship recipients are:
¡¤         Jocelyn Gould , Northview High School. Jocelyn plans to attend Pensacola State College to study nursing. 
¡¤         Sarah Killam , Northview High School. Sarah plans to attend the University of West Florida to study Physical Therapy. 
¡¤         Joshua Merritt , T.R. Miller High School. Joshua plans to attend Jefferson Davis Community College to become a Paramedic 

¡¤         Julia Danielle Skaggs , Jay High School. Danielle plans to attend Pensacola State College to study nursing. 
The foundation offers the scholarships each year to students attending high schools in the Jay Hospital service area. Applications are presented to the five-member foundation board for approval. Special consideration is given to students seeking degrees in the health care field. Grades, class rank, ACT scores and volunteer hours are considered in the selection process. Students¡¯ names are not included on the selection roster to ensure fairness. 

Employees at Jay Hospital support the foundation through payroll deduction giving. In addition to the scholarships, the foundation has used funds to assist employees in need, contribute to hurricane recovery, and to support charitable organizations such as the American Cancer Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Lung Association and the Ronald McDonald House. 

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