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  • Written By: Brittany Garcia

Marshall has issued four $1,000 scholarships to local high school seniors to assist them in pursuing a career in healthcare. Marshall’s Healthcare Careers Scholarship is a one-time award to help students with tuition, fees, books, or other school-related expenses. A medical career aspiration is required and applicants are scored based on academic achievement, community service or work history and financial need. Congratulations to the following recipients:

Katie Kenny from Oak Ridge High School will be attending Purdue University, pursuing a degree in industrial engineering with pre-med courses. She founded the Care Package Club, which collects and donates blankets, hats and pillowcases for various local organizations. She is described as an extremely hard worker, very cheerful, attentive and respectful.

Dominic Benedetti from Ponderosa High School will be attending Brown University, hoping to pursue a career in prosthetics and neuroscience. He was on the varsity water polo and swimming teams and worked as a courtesy clerk at Raley’s. He’s described as a role model to his peers and a top student.

Leslie Calderon from El Dorado High School will be attending CSU East Bay. She is the first in her family to attend college and will be pursuing a career in nursing. She’s been an active member of the Manos a la Obra Club, which promotes the Latino culture on campus and has been described as an outside-of-the-box thinker.

Dallas Pittman from Golden Sierra High School will be attending Cuesta College, pursuing a career as a medical imagery technician. She served as the student body vice president, made the principals and honor roll and played varsity softball. She’s been described as having a robust understanding of mathematics and having a commitment to overcoming obstacles independently.

Marshall is an independent, nonprofit community healthcare provider located in the heart of the Sierra Foothills. Marshall includes Marshall Hospital, a fully accredited acute care facility with 125 beds in Placerville; several outpatient facilities in Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Georgetown; and many community health and education programs. Marshall has over 200 licensed practitioners and over 1,600 employees providing quality healthcare services to over 180,000 residents of El Dorado County.