SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
– Because of their academic achievements, community involvement and future career goals, 10 outstanding area high school seniors were awarded with a scholarship from Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) at a reception on May 15.
Each of the following students received $1,000 to be applied to tuition, books and/or living expenses during his first year in college.
• Maria Andrea Alegria – Lehman High School
• Araceli Rangel – Lehman High School
• Matthew Overton – Lockhart High School
• Julissa Trevino- Lockhart High School
• Katlin Schiefelbein – Lockhart High School
• Emily Holmes – San Marcos High School
• Andres Aparicio – San Marcos High School
• Jessica Garcia – San Marcos High School
• Jovanna Gerardo – San Marcos High School
• Jacob “Jake” McGee – San Marcos 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.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to reward such deserving students with funds that will help them in their upcoming college careers,” said CTMC CEO/President Sam Huenergardt.
For more information on the CTMC’s mission outreach efforts, visit ctmc.org.
The 178-bed hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 600 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For four consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook
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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 nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.