Students receive Medical Alliance scholarships

The St. Johns County Medical Alliance reported to Historic City News that they recently awarded academic scholarships to three graduating St. Johns County high school seniors pursuing their education in a medical related field of study.

Each year, the St. Johns County Medical Alliance, in conjunction with the St. Johns County Medical Society, offers academic scholarships to graduating St. Johns County high school seniors pursuing an education in pre-medicine, nursing, or allied health.

Scholarship applicants are evaluated on academic ability, school involvement, and community service.

Three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to the following students:

* Alexander Litvintchouk from Pedro Menendez High School will study pre-medicine at the University of Florida
* Leanne Hamame from St. Joseph Academy will study nursing at the University of Central Florida.
* Cori Talbot from St. Augustine High School will study pre-medicine at the University of Florida.

The St. Johns County Medical Alliance represents spouses of St. Johns County physicians. Its purpose is to promote health education, identify and address health-care needs and issues, participate in health-related legislation, and provide college scholarships to St. Johns County students.

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