Tobey Hospital Guild awards college scholarships to Greater Wareham students

Jul 19, 2017
Courtesy of: Southcoast Health Three Greater Wareham students each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Tobey Hospital Guild at its annual luncheon held May 25 at Bay Pointe Country Club in Buzzards Bay. Pictured (from left) are Josephine Praino, Tobey Guild Scholarship Chair; Sarah Vaughan; Hailey Newell; Constance Chandler; Elaine Meredith, Tobey Guild President.

Southcoast Health announced today that the Tobey Hospital Guild has awarded $3,000 in college scholarships to three Greater Wareham students who are pursuing a career in healthcare.

The Guild presented a $1,000 scholarship to a trio of high school seniors during its annual luncheon held May 25 at Bay Pointe Country Club in Buzzards Bay. The awards were presented by Josephine Praino, Scholarship Chair for the Tobey Hospital Guild.

This year’s Tobey Hospital Guild scholarship winners are:

 

  • Constance Chandler, a West Wareham resident and recent Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School graduate, who will study to become a physician’s assistant at Franklin Pierce University.
  • Hailey Newell, also a West Wareham resident and recent Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School graduate, who will study to become a physician’s assistant at Franklin Pierce University. She was honored as the recipient of the Lenard Martone Scholarship, which was created by his wife in his loving memory.
  • Sarah Vaughan, an East Falmouth native and recent Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School graduate, who is entering Curry College’s nursing program.

The Tobey Hospital Guild is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to render service to Tobey Hospital, its not-for-profit subsidiaries, its patients and to assist in promoting the health and welfare of the community. The Guild raises money throughout the year by hosting various fundraisers, and also runs the hospital gift shop with all proceeds going to Tobey Hospital.

Joining the Guild is a great way to become involved in the community hospital. Members serve as ambassadors to the community on behalf of the hospital. For more information or to join, contact Sandy, Membership Chair, at 508-748-0794.

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