Hospital honors Auxiliary volunteers, scholarship winners
Published 1:54 pm Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital honored its Auxiliary volunteers and scholarship winners during a luncheon Tuesday at Lyon Hall.
Each year, the hospital’s Auxiliary gives out scholarships to local students who plan to study healthcare in college.
Half of those earned the Carolyn S. “Betty” McCormick Scholarship, which is given to children and grandchildren of BWWMH employees. Those students are:
•Madison Davidson, daughter of David Davidson in management information systems. Madison attends the University of West Alabama and plans to be a registered nurse.
•Octavia Stockton, granddaughter of Celeste Woodson at the switchboard. Octavia attends Alabama State University and is studying physical therapy.
•Tate Gibbs, son of Chris Gibbs in the emergency room. Tate attends Sweet Water High School and plans to be a registered nurse.
The other three students were awarded the Emmett and Carolyn Clinkscales Scholarships, which is open to the general public. Those students are:
•LaKendra Bruno, a student at Demopolis High who wants to be an ultrasound technologist.
•Rachel England, a student at Demopolis High who plans to by a physician.
•Jerel Merida, a student at Jackson High who wants to study physical therapy.
The hospital also honored its Auxiliary volunteers.
Carolyn Bell was named the 2014 Volunteer of the Year. She joined the Auxiliary in June 2012. Since then, Bell has helped with many events and chaired the Love Lights campaign at Christmas. She is currently vice president. Auxiliary members were recognized for hours of service in 2013.
Receiving bronze awards for 100 to 249 hours were:
•Brenda Parr – 123.5
•Allison Glass – 138
•Peggy Dunklin – 141.5
•Lynn Collins – 149
•Juliette McNamara – 158
•Eloise Wilkerson – 165
•Agnes Willingham – 168.5
•Johnnie Knott – 180.5
•Hilda Elmore – 190
•Mary Barnes – 210.5
•Georgette Griffith -217.5
•Hester Brown – 222.5
•Biboo Webb – 234
•Nellie Adams – 239.5
•Alice Boggs – 244.5
•Kathy Patterson – 245.5
Receiving silver awards for 250 to 499 hours of service were:
•Lauren Osburn – 242
•John David Barnes – 252
•Carolyn Bell – 260
•Dot Russell – 260.5
•Carol Glass – 279
•Brenda Packer – 282
•Alice Washburn – 283.5
•Carol Bell – 285.5
•Marge Reinecke – 288.5
•Betty Baxley – 291.5
•Daphne Glaser – 309
•Rebecca Culpepper – 309.5
•Jan McDonald – 315.5
•Mae Johnson – 322
•Pearl Slay – 463