SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
– Because of his academic achievements, community involvement and future career goals, 10 outstanding area high school seniors was awarded with a scholarship from Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) at a reception on May 13.
Each of the following students received $1,000 to be applied to tuition, books and/or living expenses during his first year in college.
• Frank Linam – Hill Country Christian School
• Jesse Supernaw – Jack C. Hays High School
• Clara Ramirez – Lehman High School
• Krishna Wimberly – Lockhart High School
• Lluvia DeLaRosa – San Marcos High School
• Alexis Mueller – San Marcos High School
• Shelby Scott– San Marcos High School
• Luz Maria Solis – San Marcos High School
• Nina Marie Zamora – San Marcos High School
• Stephen Maxwell - Wimberley High School
As evidence of its efforts to extend its mission beyond caring for patients, CTMC has been awarding scholarships to area high school seniors since 1997.
“CTMC is extremely proud of these students for their academic and leadership successes,” said Clay DeStefano, CTMC director of PR and marketing. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to reward such deserving students with funds that will help them in their upcoming college careers.”
For more information on the CTM/s mission outreach efforts, visit ctmc.org
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families.
In addition, over 200 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, CTMC was named The Best Hospital in Hays County. CTMC also added a certified Chest Pain Center to its ER capabilities in 2011 and became an accredited Primary Stroke Center in 2013. In 2012, CTMC became the first operating room along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio to be equipped with a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery suite.
CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Today, Adventist Health System supports 45 campuses in 10 states and employs nearly 70,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of more nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.