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Stanly Health Foundation awards $7.5K in scholarships

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Students had two opportunities to apply for scholarships in 2019 from the Stanly Health Foundation to support their studies in healthcare.

The Stanly Health Foundation Roy and Lou Hinson Scholarship, totaling $2,500, was awarded to Megan D. Frick of Albemarle.

Megan Frick

She is working toward a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology/Pre-Physical Therapy. After graduation, she hopes to work as a physical therapist in Stanly County.

To be considered for the Hinson Scholarship, a student must be an Atrium Health Stanly teammate, the dependent of a teammate or a resident of Stanly or Montgomery counties and have completed at least sixty hours of undergraduate study by the end of the spring 2019 semester with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher.

The student must be accepted into a healthcare program of study for either undergraduate or graduate school.

The Hinson Scholarship celebrates the late Roy Hinson’s 41 years of service to the local hospital, and his wife, Lou, who is retired from public education and provided many years of volunteer support to the Roy M. Hinson Cancer Center.

The Stanly Health Foundation C.B. Crook Family Scholarship for 2019 was awarded to Alaina S. Gobush of Albemarle.

Alaina Gobush

She is working toward her Doctor of Nursing Practice from East Carolina University and works as a medical/surgical nurse. She will receive $5,000 to help defray the cost of tuition.

To be considered for the Crook Family Scholarship, a student must be from Stanly or Montgomery counties or be an Atrium Health Stanly teammate and have completed 60 hours of undergraduate study by the end of the spring 2019 semester with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The student must be accepted into a healthcare program of study for either undergraduate or graduate school.

The C.B. Crook Family Scholarship honors the years of philanthropic work by the late C.B. Crook and his wife, Betty.

“The Crooks have been leading donors to the Stanly Health Foundation since it was first organized in 1990,” said Jane Boone, executive director of the Foundation. “C.B. led the Foundation’s Stanly Society for more than 20 years and Betty continues to support the Foundation’s efforts to improve the health of our community.”

— Stanly Health Foundation