Doctors Medical Center Junior Volunteers Awarded $25,500 in Scholarships

Aug 11, 2020

Modesto, Calif. – The Service League of Doctors Medical Center has proudly awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to local high school students who have volunteered their time at the hospital.

scholarships-400-x-300The Service League volunteer program recently awarded 22 junior volunteers with scholarships totaling $25,500, which will go towards their college education.

The following recipients received scholarships: Alexandra M. Quinonez, Alina Rodriquez, Angel Abdulnour, Anoop Sanghera, Audrey Reeves, Ayush Patel, Charlize Badillo, Chloe Leder, Ekum S. Sanghera, Eric R. Miao, Grace R. Nightengale, Gurmenjit K. Bahia, Jasmine Madrigal, Julianna Cole, Karen Nguyen, Laurel-Anne M. Carlson, Mahboba Ansari, Mark Razo, Minh Trinh, Nazifa Maahi, Nicholas Panyanouvong and Sarah G. Mah.

Funds for the scholarship program at Doctors Medical Center come from profits earned in the volunteer-run hospital gift shop.

The junior volunteer program requires students maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and commit to one year of volunteering at the hospital. They learn responsibility as they gain experience and confidence for the future.

Scholarship recipients are chosen based on their GPA, school and community activities, awards and honors, quality of their essay depicting their goals for the future and their performance while volunteering at Doctors Medical Center. They must also volunteer at least 200 hours per calendar year to be considered.

The Service League also donated $12,000 to Modesto Junior College and $12,000 to Stanislaus State for their medical and nursing programs.

Doctors Medical Center typically accepts adult volunteers throughout the year and junior volunteers twice a year. However, due to COVID-19, the volunteer program is on hold until further notice.

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