Scholarship Recipients Honored at Ceremony

The Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation (PHNCF) hosted the 10th Annual Scholarship Ceremony on June 20th, at Park Inn by Radisson, in West Middlesex. Twelve recipients were honored at the event, with awarded funds totaling $29, 500. PHNCF brought students, families, and community members together to recognize the winners for pursuing careers in the medical field. Listed below are the 2015 Scholarship Recipients, divided by category:

Primary Health Network (PHN) Health Professionals Scholarship ($5,000 each):

  • Sonya Selvaraj of Hermitage, PA – Robert Morris University
  • Danielle Rura of Homer City, PA – Duquesne University

PHN/PHNCF Employee Family Scholarship ($2,000 each):

  • Hannah Brooks of New Brighton, PA – Allegheny College
  • Mattea Conto of East Brady, PA – Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Parris Kernich of Punxsutawney, PA – University of Pittsburgh
  • Chelsea Marriott of Hermitage, PA – University of Mount Union
  • Allison Richards of Hermitage, PA – Ashland University

The PHN Charitable Foundation Scholarship ($2,000 each):

  • Madison Bell of Hermitage, PA – The Pennsylvania State University
  • Michael Judy of Lucinda, PA – Gannon University
  • Rachel Magrini of Clarion, PA – Clarion University
  • Kelsey Schmader of Leeper, PA – Lock Haven University

American Dream Scholarship ($1,500 each):

  • Justine Bunnell of Conneaut, OH – George Mason University

Established in 2005, the PHNCF Scholarship Program has awarded over $160,000 to college and college-bound students pursuing careers in the healthcare and allied healthcare fields. In the future, the program hopes to expand, creating memorial and corporate-sponsored scholarships with area businesses.

The Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation is the sole fundraising arm of the Primary Health Network. PHNCF sustains three programs for PHN patients and community members, including the free “Provide the Ride” transportation program and the “Caring for Our Neighbors” prescription assistance program, as well as the scholarship program. Also established in 2005, PHNCF works to support the mission of the Primary Health Network to increase access to healthcare services that improve the quality of life for PHN patients.