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Thirteen Local Students Awarded Cheshire Health Foundation Nursing Scholarships

July 22nd, 2015

Thirteen Local Students Awarded Cheshire Health Foundation Nursing Scholarships

Back row, left to right: Erica Cutts, Matthew Thomas, Jacqueline Murray, Christina Moore, Rebecca Brabec
Front row, left to right: Emily Berry, Natalie Wilson, Katelyn Belaire
Unavailable for photo: Amy Baker, Keanna Mae Bingham, Daniel Croteau, Katherine Provencher, Shannon Weideman

(Keene, NH) - Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (CMC/DHK) hosted a reception on July 14 for the 2015 recipients of the Cheshire Health Foundation nursing scholarship, all of whom will enter a four-year baccalaureate nursing program this fall. The scholarships are made possible by gifts from Leslie S. Hubbard in memory of his wife, Iola M. Hubbard, and by Alice Gilbert in memory of her husband, Frederick Gilbert.

The scholarship encourages graduating high school students from Sullivan and Cheshire Counties in New Hampshire and Windham County in Vermont to enroll in a baccalaureate nursing program. CMC/DHK offers the scholarships for area students in recognition of the critical role of nursing in healthcare. The following 2015 high school graduates received the scholarship:

  • Amy Baker, 2015 graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School, will attend Elms College
  • Katelyn Belaire, 2015 graduate of Stevens High School, will attend Keene State College
  • Emily Berry, 2015 graduate of Stevens High School, will attend Rivier University
  • Keanna Mae Bingham, 2015 graduate of Fall Mountain Regional High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College
  • Rebecca Celaine Brabec, 2015 graduate of Keene High School, will attend University of Rhode Island
  • Daniel Croteau, 2015 graduate of Stevens High School, will attend Boston College
  • Erica Cutts, 2015 graduate of Leland and Gray Union High School, will attend Anderson University
  • Christina L. Moore, 2015 graduate of Twin Valley High School, will attend Southern Vermont College
  • Jacqueline Murray, 2015 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Keene State College
  • Katherine Provencher, 2015 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College
  • Matthew Thomas, 2015 graduate of Hinsdale High School, will attend Keene State College
  • Shannon Weideman, 2015 graduate of Conant High School, will attend The College of St. Scholastica
  • Natalie Wilson, 2015 graduate of Stevens High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College

For more information, contact Kristen Bernier at (603) 354-6921.

About Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community by 2020. Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliate hospital. To learn more, call (603) 354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.