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June 7, 2017
Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild Awards Five Scholarships
From left to right: Congratulations are extended to Saratoga Hospital’s Volunteer Guild Scholarship recipients Ruben De Man, Shenendehowa High School, Gillian Bremer and Nicholas Nasta, both from Saratoga Springs High School. Missing from the photo are Kaitlyn Heeney, Ballston Spa High School and Mary Liebers, Saratoga Springs High School.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, June 7, 2017 – Since 1990, the Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild has offered scholarships to high school seniors in the greater Saratoga County area who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers. This year, the Guild awarded five $1500 scholarships and the recipients were honored at the Volunteer Guild’s Annual Recognition Dinner on May 11, 2017.
The 2017 Scholarship recipients recognized were Gillian Bremer and Nicholas Nasta, both from Saratoga Springs High School and Ruben De Man from Shenendehowa High School. Also honored but unable to attend the event, was Kaitlyn Heeney from Ballston Spa High School and Mary Liebers, Saratoga Springs High School, whose father, Dr. Edward Liebers from Saratoga Hospital, was able to accept the award on behalf of his daughter. Gillian Bremer received the Mary Jane Doyle Scholarship, given in memory by the Doyle family and friends.
These five students exemplify the spirit of volunteerism, the importance of community involvement, and significance of academic achievement. Congratulations and best of luck to these students from the Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. With a medical staff of more than 450 providers, the hospital offers care in a broad range of medical specialties at more than 20 locations including its Wilton campus and the Saratoga Medical Park at Malta. The Saratoga Hospital Medical Group ensures easy access to services that can have the greatest impact on both individual and community health. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence. On Jan. 1, 2017, Saratoga Hospital finalized its affiliation with Albany Medical Center, joining Columbia Memorial Health in creating a regionally integrated, locally governed healthcare system. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Associate Director Volunteer Services