Health Tech career scholarships winners announced (Grossmont Healthcare District)

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is proud to announce recipients of its 2017 Health Tech scholarships for students pursuing careers as medical health technicians. GHD provides scholarship opportunities to students pursuing health tech careers as part of its mission to address unmet healthcare needs and support suitable services in East Region communities.

“It’s important for us to invest in access to education and training programs for District residents focusing their studies in the healthcare field, with the goal of serving in tomorrow’s workforce,” said GHD Board President Michael Emerson. “We look forward to their future success through college and beyond.”

Six students will each receive a $2,000 scholarship at the GHD board meeting on May 19. The honorees include students planning a career in a variety of health tech occupations, including as a cardiovascular technician, orthopedic technician and pharmacy technician, among others. All applicants were required to write a maximum 400-word essay on the topic “Where I will be in my career five years from now.”

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