August 19, 2021, Montour Falls, NY – The Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary has awarded a $1000 scholarship to a high school graduate who is planning to enter the healthcare field.
Cambri Harrian, daughter of Jason and Laurie Harrian of Bradford, NY, graduated in June from Bradford Central School. She plans to attend St. John Fisher College to study nursing, on her way to becoming a nurse practitioner.
“Our Auxilians work hard each year to raise funds for scholarships, because it means so much to them to support our future healthcare professionals,” said Kitty Shallenberger, President, Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary. “We are proud to recognize Cambri and wish her well in her schooling and her nursing career.”
Scholarship awards are presented each year to graduating high school seniors who live or attend school in Schuyler County and plan to enter careers in the healthcare field.
Awards are based on academic achievement, volunteerism, and personal essays. Previous recipients have been in such diverse fields as orthopedics, dentistry, physical therapy, optometry, speech therapy, and pharmacy.
The Auxiliary awarded its first scholarship of $250 in1990. Over the next twenty years it grew to three $1000 scholarships. Funds for the awards are raised through the Auxiliary’s hospital gift shop and other fundraising events.
About Schuyler Hospital
Schuyler Hospital, a member of Cayuga Health, is a 25-bed critical access hospital, with a 120-bed skilled nursing facility attached. Schuyler Hospital’s main campus – overlooking Seneca Lake – is located in Montour Falls, New York. For 100 years, Schuyler Hospital has been the primary healthcare provider in and around Schuyler County. They have evolved over the years into a network of providers, programs, and services that reaches throughout Schuyler County and into neighboring counties to meet the healthcare needs of a population of over 32,000 residents.
About Cayuga Health
Cayuga Health (CH) has two hospitals, Cayuga Medical Center and Schuyler Hospital, as well as a multi-specialty group, Cayuga Medical Associates. Combined employment, including affiliated organizations, is over 2,500 employees. CH is clinically linked to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester Regional Health for cardiac services, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for cancer services, and the University of Rochester for neurosciences. Visit www.cayugahealth.org