Hospital volunteers award scholarships

Photo submitted Janamarie Dugle congratulates Ashley Sanchez, recipient of the DCMH Junior Volunteer Scholarship.

The Delta County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) Volunteers recently awarded $3,500 in scholarships to Delta County senior high school students who are planning to major in a health related program at area colleges.

This year scholarship recipients each receiving $1000 scholarship are:

• Ana Jurca, Delta High School, with future plans to be a physical therapist, attending Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

• Courtney Rae Freeman, Cedaredge High School, who plans to be an OB nurse. She will be attending Colorado Northwestern Community College.

• Alexandra Wrich, Hotchkiss High School, who plans to be a nurse practioner. She will be attending Regis University in Denver.

This year's Junior Volunteer Scholarship recipient, receiving $500, is Ashley Sanchez, a home school student who plans to become a physician. She will attend Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

This is the 12th year DCMH Volunteers have awarded scholarships to Delta County high school seniors majoring in health-related programs in college. A scholarship committee composed of hospital volunteers evaluated the scholarship applications.

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