2012 Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients, from left to right;
Billy Masco, Logan Elliott, Noel Livingston, Shannon Teubel, Collin Steidinger.
The Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Auxiliary awarded five Heath Care Career Scholarships at their Spring Banquet Dinner on Monday, April 16, at the First Presbyterian Church in Gibson City
The William and Viola Garrett Scholarship was presented to Noel Livingston, daughter of Ruth Neal. Noel currently works at the GAH Annex and has already completed one year at Parkland College in the Nursing Program. At Parkland she belongs to the Student Nurse Association and has been on the Parkland Honors list for the two semesters she has attended.
Billy Masco of Loda was presented with the Arthur and Ane Jensen Noland Family Scholarship. He is currently a senior at PBL and has earned dual credits with Parkland College. Billy will attend Wesleyan University in the fall to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Shannon Teubel, daughter of John and Lavonne Teubel of Forrest, was presented the Dr. Cristina Medrano Scholarship. Shannon, a senior at Prairie Central High School, plans to attend Parkland College in the fall to get her Associate’s in Nursing.
This year’s two Auxiliary Scholarships were presented to Collin Steidinger and Logan Elliott. Collin is the son of Ryan and Lori Steidinger of Fairbury. He currently work s as a CNA on the Med-Surg Floor at GAH and is in his first year at Heartland College. Collin will graduate from Heartland in 2014 with his Associate’s in Nursing. Logan, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, is the son of Timothy and Tami Elliot of Mansfield. Logan will be attending Illinois State University in the fall to purse a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Since 1952, the GAH Auxiliary has been active in volunteering their time and efforts to GAHHS. The Auxiliary’s mission is to serve GAHHS through raising funds and volunteering. Over 200 men and women from the hospital service territory are currently Auxiliary members.