FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2014


Contact: Christa Martin, (205) 286-4107
christa.martin@helenkeller.com



Keller Volunteers Award Scholarships to Area Student



Sheffield, Ala. - The Helen Keller Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary announces the recipients of the Louise Isbell Ashe Scholarship Program for 2014. The Auxiliary hosts fundraisers throughout the year to raise the money for the program. Students of local high schools are eligible, as long as they are a graduating high school senior and are pursuing a career in a health care related field.

This year, the Auxiliary awarded 13 $1,000 scholarships. They received over 30 applications from schools throughout Colbert, Lauderdale, and Franklin Counties.

The 2014 Louise Isbell Ashe Scholarship recipients are:
Nicholas Wallace, Muscle Shoals High School
Jeanna Marie Waide, Muscle Shoals High School
Alex Ridgeway, Muscle Shoals High School
Alexandria Knigge, Muscle Shoals High School
Chloe Burwell, Muscle Shoals High School
Megan Smith, Central High School
Haley Crosby, Central High School
Lakin Hatcher, Deshler High School
Madeline Hammond, Lexington High School
Erin Ross, Mars Hill Bible School
Tyler Childers, Russellville High School
Nicole Crittenden, Russellville High School
Kierra Burgess, Florence High School

Applications for the Louise Isbell Ashe Scholarship Program are available each March from the Volunteer Services Department at Helen Keller Hospital.