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Oswego Hospital Auxiliary presents scholarships

Hospital news | Friday, April 1, 2016

Contact: Marion Ciciarelli

Members of the Oswego Hospital Auxiliary have generously provided four scholarships to Oswego Health employees who are advancing their healthcare careers.

Among those earning a scholarship are Mikayla Allen, who works part time at Behavioral Health Services and will earn her registered nursing degree from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing; Carissa Boyer, a patient access representative, who will obtain her physical therapy assistant degree from Onondaga Community College in May; Meghan Kelly, who is an intensive care unit tech and is earning her registered nursing degree from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing and Baljeet Khera, a registered nurse at Oswego Hospital, who is studying at Upstate Medical University to become a family nurse practitioner.

Seated from left are Auxiliary President Julie Burns, along with Auxiliary members Margaret Manicca, Marion Duplessis and Sheila Gurdziel. Standing from left are Oswego Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer Valerie Favata; Dawn Smith, the Auxiliary Volunteer/Clinical Support Coordinator; Scholarship Co-chairs Mary Margaret Restuccio, and Terri Smith; scholarship recipients Carissa Boyer, Baljeet Khera and Meghan Kelly, and Oswego Hospital Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Allison Duggan, MD. Missing from the photo is Mikayla Allen.