BARRINGTON – The Auxiliary of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has awarded scholarships to local students working toward a degree in a health-related field for its 35th consecutive year.
This year, 38 recipients were chosen.
Area recipients include Melody Lee and Lana Moy, of Inverness, working toward a M.D. degree in medicine; Chester Busse, of Barrington, toward a B.S.N. degree in nursing; Jennifer Pichlik, of Deer Park, going into pharmacy; Amy Svenningsen, of Barrington, for occupational therapy; and Courtney Peat, of Port Barrington, and Danielle Nagel, of Barrington, for pre-medicine.
The auxiliary has now awarded a total of $637,185 to 611 students, to date.
Scholarship committee chair Betty Kilgore said the committee is excited to see the recipients "accomplish great things and make a difference in people's lives as they enter the world of health care."