Release Date: 3/7/2014
Scholarships will help students studying to become health professionals
Leaders from Jefferson College and St. Anthony's Charitable Foundation at check presentation.
St. Anthony’s Charitable Foundation will help fund the education of future health care professionals with a $10,000 donation to Jefferson College. The money will fund scholarships for students in the Allied Health Programs.
"Jefferson College is extremely grateful to the St. Anthony's Charitable Foundation for its generous gift to fund student scholarships," said Dr. Raymond Cummiskey, Jefferson College President. "As a regional leader in providing outstanding healthcare occupational training for area residents, the scholarships will enable deserving students to receive a high-quality education while meeting the critical need for skilled healthcare professionals. Jefferson College is proud to partner with St. Anthony's to help care for our community."
The $2,000 scholarships will be granted to five students in need who are enrolled in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiologic technology or health information technology.
This donation represents the beginning of a community partnership between Jefferson College and St. Anthony’s. Both organizations are committed to improving the health of area residents by providing the most qualified health care workers who live and work right here in South County.
For information, please call our Health Access Line at 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.
Working as trusted partners, the physicians and employees of St. Anthony's Health System will deliver care distinguished by its demonstrated quality and personalized service. We will be visibly engaged in improving the health and well being of the communities we serve in South County and beyond. We will stand together, proud to set the standard for independent community health systems.