Milford Regional Medical Center has awarded two scholarships to high school graduates who plan to pursue medical studies in college.
The Milford Regional Auxiliary awarded their annual scholarship to Olivia Macleod of Milford, and Akshara Shankar of Holliston. Each recipient received a $1,000 scholarship. Olivia plans to study biomedical engineering or microbiology, while Akshara plans to pursue a career as a doctor or researcher.
The Perry Volunteer Scholarship was awarded to Melanie Bisbee of Whitinsville. Candidates for the scholarship are Milford Regional volunteers who best exemplify the characteristics valued by former volunteers Bill and Anne Perry: volunteerism, athletics and a sense of humor. Melanie plans to study nursing with the goal of working in pediatric emergency medicine.
Perry Scholarship Photo: Melanie Bisbee is presented the Perry Volunteer Scholarship. From left to right: Bob Cole, chair of the Perry Volunteer Scholarship Committee; Rebecca Perry; Melanie Bisbee (Recipient); Mark Perry; and Elaine Willey, director of Volunteer Services at Milford Regional Medical Center.
Milford Regional Auxiliary Photo: Milford Regional Auxiliary members present scholarship awards. From left to right: Janice Cunniff; Pat DiCostanza; Libby Loftus; Olivia Macleod, recipient; Akshara Shankar, recipient; Andra Stone, Auxiliary president; Bev Carver; and Elaine Willey, director of Volunteer Services at Milford Regional.