Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Hospital of Saint Raphael gives scholarships
NEW HAVEN - The Auxiliary of the Hospital of Saint Raphael has awarded its 2010 scholarships to three local students who are pursuing careers in the health professions.
Each student was presented with a $1,000 award at a dinner May 25, at the Race Brook Country Club in Orange, the hospital said in a statement.
Chelsea Verni, scheduled to graduate from Branford High School, received the Nursing Education Scholarship. She plans to attend Southern Connecticut State University, the statement said.
Christopher Acabbo, a graduate of Notre Dame High in West Haven, was awarded the Geraldine Michaels Scholarship. He plans to attend Quinnipiac University, the statement said.
Lenka Villanueva, a graduate of West Haven High School, received the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholarship. She plans to attend the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, the statement said.
In photo: from left: Lenka Villanueva, recipient of the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholarship; Elizabeth LaBonia, president of the Auxiliary of the Hospital of Saint Raphael; Christopher Acabbo, recipient of the Geraldine Michaels Scholarship; Leona Haddad, chairman of the Auxiliary Scholarship Committee, and Chelsea Verni, recipient of the Nursing Education Scholarship.
#Liese KleinMedia Relations ManagerThe Hospital of Saint Raphaellklein@srhs.org(203) 789-3507
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