NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. May 24, 2018 The Florida Hospital New Smyrna Foundation has awarded New Smyrna Beach High School senior Caitlin Sachiko Chiampou with a $3,000 scholarship from the Charlie and Elaine Meyer Scholarship fund.
Chiampou will attend the University of Florida in the fall to pursue a degree in nursing.
She graduates from New Smyrna Beach High School as third in a class of more than 400 students.
During her high school career, Chiampou served as the vice president of her senior class and played on the soccer team, as well as competed in track and field. In addition, she is a member of Interact Club and International Club.
In 2008, Charlie and Elaine Meyer established this endowed scholarship to provide a New Smyrna Beach High School student with a scholarship to pursue a medical degree. Each year, a Florida Hospital New Smyrna nursing committee reviews the applications and selects the recipient.
The scholarship program is an integral part of Florida Hospital New Smyrna's philosophy of support for education, and helps provide students opportunities to pursue their healthcare career goals.
About Florida Hospital New Smyrna
Florida Hospital New Smyrna is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital New Smyrna has 112-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. For more information about Florida Hospital New Smyrna, visit www.FHNewSmyrna.org.
Pat Driver, chairman of the Florida Hospital New Smyrna Foundation, presented New Smyrna Beach High School senior Caitlin Sachiko Chiampou with a $3,000 scholarship from the Charlie and Elaine Meyer Scholarship fund.