Metroplex to Award $6500 in Scholarships

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The Volunteers Services Scholarship Committee of Metroplex Health System will celebrate education by awarding $6500 in scholarships to six local students on Sunday, June 12 from 1:30 to 4 pm in the main conference room of Metroplex Adventist Hospital.

This year the committee received 10 application and chose six recipients. The recipients we selected based on merit, community involvement, financial need and the applicant’s intention to study in the field on human health care field. The high schools represented are Florence High School, Shoemaker High School, Lampasas High School and Copperas Cove High School, each with one recipient; and Killeen High School with two recipients. Funding for the scholarships comes from sales from the volunteer-run gift shop at Metroplex call the Eclectic and other special sales events. Some are also funded by physicians.

The Volunteer Services Scholarship Committee will begin accepting the next round of application beginning January 1, 2017.

For more information about scholarships, or about volunteering at Metroplex, please contact Carol Porter, volunteer services coordinator, by calling Call254-519-8147.

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