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Navicent Health Awards Teen Volunteer Scholarships

Don Faulk Teen Volunteer Scholarship Presented to Three Local Students

On Wednesday, August 14, Navicent Health presented the 2019 Don Faulk Teen Volunteer Scholarship to three teen volunteers. The following recipients each received awards:

$1,000 scholarship - Garrett Patterson

Howard High School graduate (Bibb County), planning to study pre-med at Georgia State University

2,499 hours of service with 4 Main at The Medical Center, Navicent Health)

$500 scholarship - Morgan Brown

Covenant Academy graduate (Bibb County), planning to study nursing at Georgia Southern University

291 hours of service with General Pediatrics at Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health

$500 scholarship - Danielle Brown

Covenant Academy graduate (Peach County), planning to study nursing at Georgia College & State University

191 hours of service with General Pediatrics and the Pediatric Emergency Center at Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health

The scholarships are awarded to students who have volunteered their time at Navicent Health through the health system's Teen Volunteer Program. Teens accepted into the program commit to give no less than 100 hours of total service. Scholarships, named in honor of former CEO Don Faulk, are funded through The Medical Center, Navicent Health Auxiliary.

Students interested in applying for Navicent Health's Teen Volunteer Program may find more information and begin the application process by visiting Teen volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

In the above photo, left to right: Scholarship recipient Garrett Patterson; retired Central Georgia Health System CEO Don Faulk, and scholarship recipient Morgan Brown. Not pictured, scholarship recipient Danielle Brown.

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