CARTHAGE — The Carthage Area Hospital Foundation, as well as its board of directors, have announced the 2019 recipients of the Dr. Frank Harvey and JoAnn Zando Health Care Scholarship.
The annual scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors from Carthage High School and Beaver River High School, as well as any graduating high school senior of a hospital employee. Awardees must also have an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
Of nearly a dozen applicants, four were selected and awarded $750 each.
From Carthage High School, the recipients are Jason Uglinger II, Carthage; Emma Covillon, Carthage; and Steven Sullivan, Carthage, From Beaver River High school, the awardee is Julia Scout Schwendy, Lowville.
Mr. Uglinger will attend Hartwick College in the fall to study biology and pre-medicine, with plans to become a surgeon. He also played soccer and track and field, was a member of Spanish and key club and was inducted into the National Honor Society. Additionally, Mr. Uglinger participated in Jefferson-Lewis BOCES New Vision Health and Medical Careers Program.
Ms. Covillon will attend the University of Buffalo to study psychology, with hopes to continue her education and also become a surgeon. Her extracurricular activities include Key Club, dance, student government, National Honor Society and others. She has also participated in the MASH Camp program through the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization.
Mr. Sullivan will attend SUNY Polytechnic Institute and study nursing. He was a member of Key Club, JROTC, varsity soccer, Spanish Club and others. He also participated in the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES New Vision Health and Medical Careers Program.
Ms. Schwendy will attend Nazareth College, also to study nursing, with hopes to become a nurse practitioner. She participated in chorus, band, Spanish Club, soccer, track, youth advisory council and others. She also attended the MASH Camp program.