Doug Thomas, VSO President, center, with scholarship recipients, from left, Ashton Williams, University of South Carolina; Katie Little, Clemson; Alex Driscoll, Clemson; Katie Meuli, Miller-Motte; and Michelle Ford, College of Charleston. Not pictured is Parris Jackson, College of Charleston.
Mount Pleasant, SC – The Volunteer Service Organization (VSO) at East Cooper Medical Center awarded six $1,000 college scholarships on June 7 to students studying for health-related careers.
The Volunteer Service Organization is a non-profit 501-C3 organization with over 112 volunteers. The volunteers also manage the gift shop at the hospital. All money made in the gift shop and through fund-raising activities goes to fund scholarships, medications for patients who can’t afford their medication and to local charities in the community.