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Hospital Auxiliary doles out awards

Maria Kidder, with her parents Monica and Jay, with Auxiliary Scholarship Chairperson Bev Wills (left).  - Submitted photo
Maria Kidder, with her parents Monica and Jay, with Auxiliary Scholarship Chairperson Bev Wills (left).
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The Whidbey General Hospital Auxiliary has awarded two $600 yearly scholarships for Whidbey Island students pursuing a career in a health-related field.

The winner of the Charlotte Dowler Memorial Scholarship is Joshua Jacob Neil. He is the son of Donald and Suzanne Neil of Langley. Jacob plans to attend Eastern Washington University and pursue a degree in Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy.

The Wilma Patrick Scholarship was awarded to Maria Kidder of Coupeville. Maria is the daughter of Monica and Jay Kidder of Coupeville. Maria will attend the University of Washington with the goal of becoming a Registered Nurse.

The Whidbey General Hospital Auxiliary is a nonprofit organization that serves as a fundraiser and depository for charitable gifts. Many of the members of the auxiliary also serve as volunteers at the hospital.

Donations to the Auxiliary can be earmarked for general health purchases or specific initiatives. Fore more information contact Trish Rose, WGH Community Relations, 678-7656 ext. 3350.

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