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Published on June 20, 2014

Community Hospital medical staff awards scholarships to 17 outstanding student leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544 

MONTEREY, Calif. — Seventeen local students were awarded scholarships by the medical staff of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at a recognition luncheon.

Students were selected for their academic achievement, good citizenship through contributions to the community and school, and excellence in extracurricular activities such as student government, athletics, music, drama, and service in academic clubs.

Recipients are: seniors Hannah Chee, Hannah Clevenger, Ryan Galloway, Elisa Gonzalez-Smith, Cameron Johnson, Landon Dillon, Joey Luba, Daniel Nuttall, and Seja Saddy; and juniors Madeline Bennett, Gabrielle Garza, Audrey Mustoe, Jacqueline Prager, Victoria Prager, Megan Scannell, Emily Shaheen, and Hanna Shaheen.

Doctors who are members of the medical staff at Community Hospital have provided more than $95,000 in scholarships since establishing the program in 2001.

Members of the scholarship committee and Dr. Steven Packer, Community Hospital’s president/CEO, honored the students at a luncheon at Community Hospital.

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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 220 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 15 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