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Auxiliary Awards $3,000 in Scholarships
Each year the Lima
Memorial Auxiliary awards two $1,500 scholarships to deserving,
local students who plan to pursue a career in the medical field.
This year's recipients are: Jacob Lawrence of Harrod, Ohio and
Ellise Wetli of Antwerp, Ohio.
Lawrence served as Valedictorian of his Allen East High School
graduating class this May. He plans to attend The Ohio State
University in the fall with an academic concentration in Biology
and Chemistry. Lawrence has contributed more than two-hundred
volunteer hours at Lima Memorial Hospital.
Wetli also served as Valedictorian of her Antwerp High School
graduating class this May. She plans to attend The Ohio State
University in the fall with an academic concentration in
Lawrence and Wetli received their scholarships on Thursday, June
7 at noon in the Auxiliary Conference Room. The recipients were
selected from a group of more than 130 applicants by the Auxiliary
Scholarship Selection Committee.
The LMHS Auxiliary currently has 320 active
volunteers and donates approximately $100,000 each year to help
support the Lima Memorial Foundation and other special projects.
The auxiliary recently pledged $400,000 to help expand the Family