070813LRGHAuxiliaryScholarship: 4X Auxiliary Scholarship

LACONIA —  The Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary recently presented four scholarships totaling $6,000 to local residents pursuing careers in the healthcare field.These students include Lauren E. Boulton, Renee E. Delaney, Emily A. Dionne, and Nicholas J. Sawicki,
Lauren E. Boulton of Pittsfield,  is attending Franklin Pierce University in Concord, and is pursuing a Bachelor's in Nursing. She has worked as an RN in the Family Birth Place at LRGH since March of 2012. Her plan is to obtain a Master's in nursing and she hopes to represent New Hampshire nurses in future health policy discussions.
Renee E. Delaney of Laconia, is attending Franklin Pierce University in Rindge  to earn a Bachelor's in Health Science on her path to becoming a physical therapist. She plans to continue on to graduate school and earn a Doctorate in physical therapy.  She has worked at LRGH since August of 2009 in the Food & Nutrition Services Department.
Emily A. Dionne of Laconia, is attending the University of Rhode Island in pursuit of a Doctorate in Pharmacy. She was a high school intern in the pharmacy at LRGH from October 2010 to May 2011 and is again working in the pharmacy for the summer. Emily is looking forward to learning how practices differ between community and hospital settings.
Nicholas J. Sawicki of Laconia, is attending the University of New England in Portland, ME as a graduate student in pursuit of a Doctorate in Pharmacy. He has been a pharmacy technician at LRGH since 2008. Eventually he would like to specialize in the pharmacy branch of pediatric oncology.
Since 2000, the LRGH Auxiliary has awarded over $197,000 in scholarship aid to healthcare students in our community. Scholarship funding is the direct result of the proceeds earned in the LRGH Auxiliary Gift Shop, located at Lakes Region General Hospital.

CAPTION — The Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded over $6,000 in scholarship funds to local residents pursuing degrees in the healthcare field.Left to right: LRGH Auxiliary Scholarship Committee member Bob Dalton; LRGH Auxiliary President Nancy Paterno; Scholarship recipients Renee Delaney, Emily Dionne, & Lauren Boulton; LRGH Auxiliary Secretary Judy Pattison; and LRGH Auxiliary Scholarship Chair Sheila Sullivan. (Courtesy photo)