Students Pursuing Healthcare Careers Encouraged to Apply
SLIDELL – Two Lillian Lambour and Analea Miller Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to East St. Tammany Parish High School Seniors who are pursuing degrees in the healthcare field, announced Sally Cool, Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Auxiliary President.
The annual scholarship program is a long-time project of North Shore’s Auxiliary and is funded by the Sunshine Gift Shop as well as other Auxiliary projects throughout the year. This year two $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded.
Applications are available in the Sunshine Gift Shop located in the Main Lobby of Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore in Slidell or from any of the high schools in Slidell and Pearl River. All applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2013. No hand delivered applications will be considered. Applicants will be judged by financial need and community stewardship.
Established in 1985, the Auxiliary is comprised of volunteers who work throughout the year to raise funds for local charities such as, Children’s Wish Endowment, Hope House, Sunshine Village, etc. For more information regarding scholarships or the Volunteer Program at Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore, please contact Kimberly Holmes, Volunteer and Community Outreach Manager, at 985-646-5021.
About Ochsner’s North Shore services:
Ochsner’s North Shore region includes health centers in Abita Springs, Covington, Hammond, Mandeville and Slidell, providing access to physicians in a range of specialties. Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore is a 165-bed, acute-care hospital in Slidell offering a range of inpatient and outpatient services. Ochsner North Shore is a part of Ochsner Health System, southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 16 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across eleven specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 13,000 employees, over 850 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.