Doctors Medical Center Junior Volunteers Awarded $6,000 in Scholarships

Jul 26, 2023

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

At a recent ceremony, the Service League volunteer program awarded four junior volunteers with scholarships totaling $6,000, which will go towards their college education.

The following recipients received scholarships: Keane Arguelles (Enochs High School), Kyziah Ballesteros (Enochs High School), Priscilla Carranza (Central Valley High School) and Bennett Stanley (Enochs High School).

The Service League also donated $5,000 to Modesto Junior College and $5,000 to Stanislaus State for their medical and nursing programs.

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

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 have 200 hours of volunteering at the hospital in order to apply for a scholarship.

Doctors Medical Center is proud to offer volunteer opportunities for local students who are looking to gain real life experience in a hospital setting. The junior volunteer program requires students to commit to one year of volunteering at the hospital. Doctors Medical Center accepts applications for adult volunteers throughout the year and junior volunteers twice a year.

Volunteers are a vital part of the hospital, providing a great resource for patients, families, visitors and employees. For those interested in volunteering, please visit the volunteer page on our website.

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