JPMF Awards 19 Scholarships

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) awarded $17,000 in scholarships to 19 high school and college students for the 2012–2013 school year. Recipients live in the North Brevard County Hospital District and are pursuing a career in a health-related field. JPMF has been awarding scholarships to deserving students since 1990.

This year’s scholarship winners were: Taylor Burnsed, Katherine Ivey, Linda Ostrowsky, Sarah Oswald, Kristina Springer and Megan Witcher – Astronaut High School; Mariah Jackson and Megan Le – Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School; Hsin “Betty” Yeh – Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School; Emily Catizone and Corbin Wratchford – Space Coast Jr./Sr. High School; Amanda Cox, Quinlann David, Joseph Dean and Eric Gullikson – Titusville High School; Edith Bracho-Sanchez – New York University School of Medicine; Alexandra Parrish and Steven Raymond – University of Florida; and Reanne Graves – University of South Florida.

The JPMF scholarship committee is chaired by Bill Terry, who has been a volunteer at Parrish Medical Center (PMC) since 1994. Mr. Terry has accumulated more than 25,000 hours of volunteer service at PMC and has been on the JPMF Board of Directors since 2007. Other committee members are Santi Bulnes, Dot Hudson, Ron Norris, Howard Rinker, DDS, Barbara Terhune and John Weaver. “The scholarship committee takes their task of evaluating the applicants very seriously. It is with great pleasure we are able to award such deserving students these scholarships,” said Terry.

About Jess Parrish Medical Foundation

The mission of JPMF is to inspire philanthropy and volunteerism in support of Parrish Medical Center’s mission of Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®. Through staff and volunteers, JPMF raises funds to support healthcare initiatives in North Brevard County. JPMF’s featured projects include Cancer Care, The Children’s Center, the Parrish Health Village and the Center for Lifelong Health. For more information about Jess Parrish Medical Foundation, call 321-269-4066 or visit parrishmedfoundation.com.
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