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St Lukes Hospital - Miners Campus Awards Academic Scholarships to Students in Six Area High Schools

St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus Awards Academic Scholarships to Students in Six Area High Schools

Fourteen graduating seniors honored by Board of Trustees and Medical Staff

Coaldale, PA (5-24-2012) – Bill Moyer, President of St. Luke’s Hospital – Miners Campus; Craig A. Zurn, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and radiologist James D. Bohri, MD, President of the Medical Staff, announced the recipients of the St. Luke’s Miners Hospital Board of Trustees Scholarship and the St. Luke’s Miners Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship earlier today.

The Board of Trustees Scholarship and the Medical Staff Scholarship are each $500 and presented to a graduating senior from six area high schools who met the criteria of the award. The criteria required each recipient to be in the top 25% of their graduating class and be enrolled as a full time student in an accredited four year college or university in the field of Health Care or Science.

“We are honored to be able to provide these scholarships to area youth who are pursuing educations and careers in the allied health field,” said Moyer. “We hope that these students will return upon completion of their respective educations to provide specialty services to our community.”


Board of Trustees Scholarships

  • Geoffry O’Brien – Jim Thorpe Area H.S. – intended major Pre-med at Stony Brook University
  • Taylor Gandy – Lehighton Area H.S. – intended major Biology/Premed at Bloomsburg University
  • Amber Carroll – Tamaqua Area H.S.- intended major Biology/Premed at Bucknell University
  • Danielle L. Tristani – Marian Catholic H.S.- intended major Physician’s Assistant at King’s College
  • Lisa Lin – Panther Valley Area H.S. - intended major Nursing at Cedar Crest College
  • Tyler Bernadyn – Mahanoy Area H.S.- intended major Pre-Med at Albright College
  • Alyssa Lynn Miller – Weatherly Area H.S. – intended major Medical Technology at Penn State

Medical Staff Scholarships

  • Chelsea Smelas – Jim Thorpe Area H.S. – intended major Pharmacy at Wilkes University
  • Nicole Myrtle – Lehighton Area H.S. – Intended major: Nursing at LCC and Indiana University of PA
  • Kayla Hope – Tamaqua Area H.S. – intended major Physical Therapy at Penn State
  • Samantha M. O’Donnell – Marian Catholic H.S.- intended major Occupational Therapy at Alvernia University
  • Courtney Lazar – Panther Valley Area H.S.- intended major Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, Philadephia
  • Douglas Aaron Wells, Jr. – Mahanoy City Area H.S.- intended major Pre-med at University of Pittsburgh
  • Sarah Michelle Dolinsky –Weatherly Area H.S.- intended major Pre-Med/Biochemistry at Penn State

Contact Information

Denise E. Rader, Director, Network Media Relations
St. Luke's University Health Network
484-526-4104
raderd@slhn.org

Micah Gursky, Director of Development
St. Luke’s Hospital – Miners Campus
570-645-8118