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Published on September 21, 2010

Community Hospital medical staff awards scholarships 

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MONTEREY, Calif. — Eight local students have been awarded scholarships by the medical staff of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

The scholarships range from $100 to $2,000 and are based on academic achievement, contributions to school and community, and participation in extracurricular activities. Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a medical staff member at Community Hospital; a high school junior or senior or community college student; Monterey County resident for at least a year; and have a desire to attend a four-year college.

This year's winners are: Quinn Harris, Lauren Hendrick, Aaron Lewis, Adam Luba, Rachel Luba, Jason Mitchell, Samantha Ramseur, and Ross Whitlock. Samantha is a high school junior; the other recipients are seniors.

Doctors who are members of the medical staff at Community Hospital have provided more than $58,000 to Monterey County students since establishing the scholarship program in 2001.

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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, founded in 1934 and located at 23625 Holman Highway in Monterey, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing

healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations, including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at

www.chomp.org