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Eleven Local Students Awarded Cheshire Health Foundation Nursing Scholarships

August 18th, 2017

nursing scholarship recipients

Front Row/Seated, left to right: Kelsey Spindler, Katie Sutton, Sarah Perkins; Back Row/Standing, left to right: Hannah Kelly, Gabby Carpenter, Katie Scheffler, Hannah Everitt; Missing from photo: Chad Bernard, Devin Millerick, Emma Piers, Emma Priebe

Cheshire Medical Center hosted a reception on July 28 for the 2017 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. Cheshire offers the scholarships for area students in recognition of the critical role of nursing in healthcare.  The following 2017 high school graduates received the scholarship:

  • Chad Bernard, 2017 graduate of Twin Valley High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College
  • Gabrielle Carpenter, 2017 graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, will attend Castleton University
  • Hannah Everitt, 2017 graduate of Mount Royal Academy, will attend Colby-Sawyer College
  • Hannah Kelly, 2017 graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School, will attend Endicott College
  • Devin Millerick, 2017 graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, will attend Castleton University
  • Sarah Perkins, 2017 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Castleton University
  • Emma Piers, 2017 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Salve Regina University
  • Emma Priebe, 2017 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College
  • Katlyn Scheffler, 2017 graduate of Keene High School, will attend Plymouth State University
  • Kelsey Spindler, 2017 graduate of Hinsdale High School, will attend Castleton University
  • Kathryn Sutton, 2017 graduate of Monadnock Regional High School, will attend Colby-Sawyer College

Cheshire Health Foundation engages our community to provide financial support advancing the health and wellness mission of Cheshire Medical Center. Charitable giving to Cheshire Health Foundation provides the resources needed to help our local Medical Center meet the breadth of healthcare demands in our thriving community. For more information visit CheshireHealthFoundation.org or call 603-354-6810.

Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health affiliate providing the communities in the Greater Monadnock Region a continuum of care spanning primary care and specialty medicine, to surgical services and acute inpatient care. For 125 years, the nonprofit Medical Center has been caring for the health and wellness of the local community through clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. To learn more, call 603-345-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.