tulare county – A new batch of hard working students have been awarded scholarships from Family HealthCare Network. Most of the students are high school seniors, and one is a junior in college. Since 2010, Family HealthCare Network awards scholarships to students pursuing a degree in health or community health.
“We are always pleased to commemorate and support local students in their success and pursuit in becoming the next generation of health and community leaders,” said Family HealthCare Network’s president and CEO Kerry Hydash.
2017 Scholarship recipients include:
• Anayeli H. Rojas is from Woodlake High School. Rojas plans to attend California State University, Fresno to major in Biology and pursue a career as a doctor.
• Maricruz Lira-Lemus is from Lindsay High School. Lira-Lemus will pursue a degree in Kinesiology, and will attend California State University, Monterey Bay.
• Daisy Ramos is from Porterville High School. Ramos will attend Porterville College and major in Child Development. Ramos plans to pursue a career in Psychology.
• Victoria Cota is from Corcoran High School. Cota plans to attend California State University, Fresno and pursue a career in Physical Therapy.
• Yesenia Solis is from Avenal High School. Solis plans to attend the University of California, Berkeley to study health.
• Napoleon J. Rodriguez a junior at West Hills College in Lemoore, intends to pursue a career in Speech Pathology. Rodriguez is transferring to California State University, Fresno.
Family HealthCare Network established the Anita de la Vega Scholarship Fund in 2009 to honor a 30-year clinician at the network, Anita de la Vega. In total, 48 Central Valley students have been awarded with this scholarship. All scholarship money is raised by employee and community donations.