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Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Awards Scholarships

9/4/2018, 11:07 p.m.
The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has awarded $28,000 in healthcare scholarships to individuals who reside in zip codes 60432, ...
Pictured, from (l) to (r) 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 healthcare 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 healthcare 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.

“We are delighted to provide scholarships to residents who are pursuing a career in healthcare. It is our mission to help build a better future for our community by providing access to education,” said Margie Woods, Chair of the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. “Education is a gift no one can take away.”

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 eastside of Joliet. To learn more about the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission, visit www.silvercross.org.