For Immediate Release
July 1, 2015

Contact: Christa Martin, 256-386-4107

Scholarships Given to Local Students

Sheffield, Ala. - Four local students were recently presented with scholarships from the Helen Keller Hospital Foundation. This scholarship program was created to honor employees of Helen Keller Hospital and their children. These scholarships were made possible from an endowment by Dr. Das Kanuru, and were matched by the University of North Alabama's Lion Match Fund. Each student will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1081, which will be matched by the Lion Match Fund for a total of $2850.

Recipients include: William Lindsey, son of Alison Lindsey - HKH Rehab Services; Braden Harris, son of Terrell Harris, HKH Maintenance; Tyler Childers, son of Regina Childers, HKH Materials Management; and Rachel Walker, daughter of Betty Walker, HKH ER.