Mt. Pleasant, S.C. – East Cooper Regional Medical Center, through the Tenet Healthcare Foundation, has awarded one-year college scholarships to two local students who are children of East Cooper Regional Medical Center employees.
Madison Emmitt is the daughter of Sheila Weiker, director of imaging services. Madison is a senior at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. Alyson Murphy is the daughter of Juliana Murphy, a registered nurse in the nursery. Alyson is a junior at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
The scholarships are awarded each year for full-time undergraduate study at any accredited college, university or vocational-technical school. Winners are chosen based on academic record, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, goals and aspirations stated on the application, unusual personal or family circumstances and an outside appraisal.
“With the rising costs of higher education, we are pleased to offer this financial assistance to our employees and their children. We see these scholarships as an investment in the future,” said Andrea Wozniak, CEO, East Cooper Regional Medical Center. “Congratulations to both the recipients and their parents for this exceptional achievement.”
ABOUT EAST COOPER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is a 104-bed acute care hospital located at 1200 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant. The hospital has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the greater Mt. Pleasant community since 1986. East Cooper Regional strives to be the primary health care facility in its community, providing services such as women’s care, spine and general surgery and neurosurgery services.
In 2005 East Cooper Regional was the first hospital in South Carolina to be recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program. This recognition was awarded again in October 2006.
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about East Cooper Regional Medical Center, visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com.