MMH Auxiliary Presents Scholarships To Deserving Young Adults

Jul 16, 2009 - 

MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT - On June 8, the Auxiliary of Manchester Memorial Hospital presented five area students with scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to help them pursue careers in healthcare.

Kimberly Philopena, a recent graduate of Manchester High School, plans to attend the University of Connecticut to become a physical therapist.

Paul Ericson, a recent graduate of Manchester High School, will attend the University of Connecticut. He is enrolled in the pre-med program. His dream is to become a neurologist.

Kayleigh Bruno, a recent graduate of Manchester High School, will major in speech and language pathology at the University of Connecticut.

Katelyn Austin, a recent graduate of Somers High School, plans to major in biology at Stonehill College in Massachusetts to become a physical therapist.

Brendin Beaulieu-Jones, a recent graduate of East Catholic High School, will attend Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He is enrolled in the pre-med program. Beaulieu-Jones is the first recipient of the Michael Gallacher Scholarship. The late Mr. Gallacher was President of Manchester Memorial Hospital from 1988-1997. He passed away on October 29, 2008. Members of the Gallacher family were present at the reception and expressed their appreciation to the Auxiliary for honoring their father by titling the scholarship after his name.


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