Foundation awards scholarships

Published 5:18 pm Saturday, July 4, 2020

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Stanly Health Foundation has awarded $12,500 in scholarships for 2020.

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

To be considered for either 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 60 hours of undergraduate study by the end of the spring 2020 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 Stanly Health Foundation Roy and Lou Hinson Scholarship, totaling $2,500, was awarded to Alaina Gobush of Albemarle.

Alaina Gobush

Gobush, a Stanly County native, is working toward her Doctor of Nursing Practice from East Carolina University and works as a medical/surgical nurse.

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.

Julianna Coley

The Stanly Health Foundation C.B. Crook Family Scholarships for 2020 were awarded to Julianna Coley, Suzie Ehmann, Belinda Ferguson and Megan Frick.

Coley is employed at Atrium Health Stanly in Pain Management and is pursuing an MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner degree.

Ehmann is a physical therapist at Atrium Health Stanly and is studying to obtain a PhD in Physical Therapy.

Suzie Ehmann

Megan Frick

Belinda Ferguson

Ferguson works in Teammate Health at Atrium Health Stanly and plans to become a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Frick is earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and plans to work in Stanly County after graduation.

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