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Health

Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission awards health care scholarships

Pictured (from left) are Mark Jepson, vice president of human resources at Silver Cross Hospital; Mark Stevens, chairman of the Silver Cross Foundation board of directors; scholarship recipient Rosalind Hughes; Silver Cross president/CEO Ruth Colby; scholarship recipient Lynda Bond; and Leslie Newbon, manager of community outreach at Silver Cross Hospital.
Pictured (from left) are Mark Jepson, vice president of human resources at Silver Cross Hospital; Mark Stevens, chairman of the Silver Cross Foundation board of directors; scholarship recipient Rosalind Hughes; Silver Cross president/CEO Ruth Colby; scholarship recipient Lynda Bond; and Leslie Newbon, manager of community outreach at Silver Cross Hospital.

The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has awarded $28,000 in health care scholarships to individuals who reside in zip codes 60432, 60433, and 60436, and the Lockport Grade School District #89.

Scholarships were given to the following 11 individuals pursuing health care studies: Lynda Bond, Joliet Junior College; Cassandra Burke, Lewis University; Marco Calvillo, Fox College;  Irisha Clark, University of Illinois; Ashley Dominici, Loyola University; Megan Harms, University of Iowa; Rosalind Hughes, Healthcare Training Institute; Andre Baez Martinez, University of St. Francis; Kelly O’Brien, Joliet Junior College; Adriana Rodriguez, Joliet Junior College; and Isaiah Snapp, College of DuPage.

Since 2008, the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has provided over $2 million in scholarships and grants to create a stronger, healthier future for the residents of the east side of Joliet.

For information about the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission, visit www.silvercross.org.

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