Mercer Health MED Foundation Awards Over $14,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Posted On: May 6, 2014

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MED Foundation awards over $14,000 in scholarships to 16 local students

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health recently awarded 16 scholarships, for a total of $14,000, to local students furthering their education in a medical field after their high school graduation. Scholarships were awarded to at least one student from each of the six schools in Mercer County.

John Hoying, MED Foundation Director states, “We have been providing scholarships since 1992. The total amount awarded over those years has reached $200,000. We hold a golf outing each June and the proceeds of that outing directly fund our scholarship program.”

Recipients include: Celina – Kara Birkmeyer, Tyus Temple, Mason Ross and Jack Hinders; Coldwater – Krista E. Burrows, Melissa Schmitmeyer, Brandon Wolters and Anna Kahlig; Ft. Recovery – Alexis Schmitz; Marion Local – Clara Wuebker, Monica Hemmelgarn and Courtney Albers; Parkway – Emilie Baker; and St. Henry – Kenneth Barga, Taylor Koesters and Alison Langenkamp.

For more information about the MED Foundation of Mercer Health, call John Hoying, Foundation Director at 419-678-5679.

Mercer Health MED Scholarship Recipients
Mercer Health MED Scholarship Recipients


Front (L to R): Emilie Baker, Taylor Koesters, Clara Wuebker, Krista Burrows, Alexis Schmitz
Back (L to R): Courtney Albers, Melissa Schmitmeyer, Kenneth Barga, Mason Ross, Tyus Temple, Kara Birkmeyer, Anna Kahlig
Not pictured (L to R): Jack Hinders, Alison Langenkamp, Monica Hemmelgarn, Brandon Wolters