Tobey Hospital Guild grants scholarships to 3 students

Jul 16, 2018
Courtesy of: Tobey Guild From left: Elena Coffey, Tobey Guild vice president and scholarship chair; Kaylie Wentworth, Courtney Denesha, Mackenzie Drew and Joan M. Martin, Tobey Guild president.

The Tobey Hospital Guild has awarded $3,000 in scholarships to high school seniors who will start college in the fall to pursue a career in healthcare.

Elena Coffey, chair of the Scholarship Committee and vice president of the Tobey Hospital Guild, presented the $1,000 scholarships on May 24. The recipients are:

Kaylie Wentworth, a graduate of Carver High School, who will study nursing at Salve Regina University. Wentworth, who volunteered at Tobey in the surgical day care unit, received the Lenard Martone Scholarship given in his memory by his wife Elizabeth.

Courtney Denesha, a graduate of Bourne High School, who will enter UMass Amherst to become an occupational therapist.

Mackenzie Drew, a graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School, who will enter Assumption College to study communication disorders to become an early intervention speech pathologist.

The Tobey Hospital Guild is a nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to provide service to Tobey Hospital, its not-for-profit subsidiaries, its patients and to assist in promoting the health and welfare of the community.

Members raise money throughout the year by hosting various fundraisers, and also runs the hospital gift shop with all proceeds going to Tobey Hospital. For more information or to join, call 508-748-0794.

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