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Navicent Health Volunteers Award Grace Barnes Memorial Scholarship

Annual Scholarship Supports College Students Pursuing Healthcare Degrees

The Medical Center, Navicent Health Auxiliary has announced the winners of its 2020 Grace Barnes Memorial Scholarship. The following scholarship recipients will each receive $750.00 per semester to pursue degrees in healthcare fields:

Daniel Hicks (Jones County High School, class of 2020)

Justin Kim (Mount de Sales Academy, class of 2020)

Ethan Rimando (Mount de Sales Academy, class of 2020)

""We are thrilled to be able to provide this annual scholarship to outstanding students pursuing careers in healthcare. We look forward to playing a small role in their future success, and hope to work alongside them at Navicent Health one day,"" said Mary Robertson, President of The Medical Center, Navicent Health Auxiliary.

The Grace Barnes Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to full time college students pursuing degrees in nursing or an allied medical field. Scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in order to be eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship is fully funded by The Medical Center, Navicent Health Auxiliary through various fundraising sales held throughout the year.

In the photo: Grace Barnes Memorial Scholarship winners Daniel Hicks and Ethan Rimando. Not pictured, Justin Kim.

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