Health & Wellness
Five high school seniors who live in Union County and who plan to study health-related college majors each received $1,000 in Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Scholarships at recent high school award ceremonies:
- Chailyn Fishbaugh, a senior at North Union High School, will work towards earning an associate’s degree in applied science for diagnostic medical sonography at Marion Technical College.
- Alexandra Green, a senior at Marysville Early College High School, will work towards earning a bachelor’s degree in science of nursing at Ohio University.
- Francheska Libiran, a senior at Marysville Early College High School, will be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing from The Ohio State University.
- Alyssa Rodman, a senior at Marysville High School, will be studying neuroscience on a pre-med track, with an aspiration to be a physician-scientist.
- Caleb Wenger, a senior at Fairbanks High School, will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology at The Ohio State University, with a goal to become a surgeon.
Libiran was also recognized, as she has participated in the Memorial Health Student Volunteer Program and dedicated over 142 volunteer hours to Memorial since 2021.
All scholarship applications were submitted to the Union County Foundation, which administers the process. The Memorial Hospital Medical Staff has awarded scholarships to area seniors for seventeen years.
Three high school seniors who are current or past student volunteers at Memorial, are in good standing with the Volunteer Services program, and are pursuing higher education after high school each received $500-1000 in Memorial Health Volunteer Services Scholarships. The selection criteria are based on length of service, total number of volunteer service hours, attendance record, and an essay summarizing the volunteer experience. Recipients for 2023 include:
- Daniel Dougherty, a senior at Marysville High School, volunteered over 107 hours with one year of service, and received a $500 scholarship.
- Erik Herrmann, a senior at Marysville Early College High School, volunteered over 360 hours with four years of service, and received a $1000 scholarship.
- Anna Selvaggio, a senior at Urbana High School, volunteered over 175 hours with four years of service, and received a $1000 scholarship.
This is the second year for the Memorial Health Volunteer Services Scholarship.