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                                                    TNHF Awards Two $10,000 Scholarships

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Directors has awarded two $10,000 scholarships to individuals currently working in health care and currently enrolled in health degree programs for associate degrees or higher.

The scholarships program launched in January and awards were made in February.  The recipients met the following requirements:

  • Currently employed part time or full time in a health-related position
  • Currently enrolled in a health-related degree program at an accredited college or university, pursuing an associate degree or higher
  • A minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5.
  • Preference will be given to applicants living and working in Franklin, Granville, Vance, or Warren counties.

Scholarships were awarded to:

Holly Hilliard, who lives in Henderson and works at Maria Parham Health-Franklin, as a Psych Tech 1. She is pursuing a Doctor of Occupational Therapy at Baylor University.

Justin Preddy, who lives in Granville County and is a Compliance Captain with Franklin County EMS, is pursuing a Master of Health Science degree at Western Carolina University.

Funding for Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s scholarship programs are made possible through a gift from the estates of Dr. Andrew and Felcie Newcomb.

Since the Foundation began awarding scholarships in 2013, $130,00 has been awarded to students in the four-county region.