EASTPORT – For nearly a decade, Eastport Health Center has awarded more than 25 scholarships to students in the health center’s service area.
Roland Botelho, president of the Board of Directors, said Monday that EHC was pleased to announce that the following Washington County high school graduates have been selected. Sheniah Light a graduate of Shead High School and Carol Ann Moores a graduate of Narraguagus High School in Harrington has each been awarded $1,000. Ryan Denbow, a graduate of Washington Academy in East Machias, has been awarded a one-time merit award of $500.
Light, who lives in Robbinston, is the daughter of Cynthia Light. The graduate plans to attend Washington County Community College and plans to work on her core courses there in preparation for her plan to pursue a degree in Child Psychology at a university.
Moores, who lives in Columbia, is the daughter of Scott Moores and Kelly Howard. She plans to attend Husson University where she will study Occupational Therapy.
Denbow, who lives in Lubec, is the son of Kim Denbow. He plans to attend the University of New England where he will study Pharmacy.
EHC established its Scholarship Fund in 2007 and awarded its first scholarships in 2008. Since 2008, EHC has presented 26 Washington County high school graduates with scholarship awards totaling $48,000.
Scholarships can continue annually for up to four years of a recipient’s undergraduate schooling if they maintain a cumulative grade average of 3.0 in a health related major. EHC welcomes donations to support the Scholarship fund. Please contact Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung CEO or Fred Conley CFO at 853-6001 for more information about how you can donate.
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