Doctors Medical Center Junior Volunteers Awarded $8,000 in Scholarships

Aug 3, 2022
Modesto, Calif. – The Service League of Doctors Medical Center has proudly awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to local students who have volunteered their time at the hospital.

At a recent ceremony, the Service League volunteer program awarded eight junior volunteers with scholarships totaling $8,000, which will go towards their college education.

The following recipients received scholarships: Navin Chakravarty (University of California, Davis), Ayesha Chand (Enochs High School), Nithya Medam (Modesto High School), Autumn Pangilinan (Hilmar High School), Christina Pappas (Enochs High School), Deeya Patel (Gregori High School), Dillon Patel (Gregori High School) and Claire Turner (Modesto Junior College).

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.

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

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