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2007: CDH Auxiliary Announces Scholarship Recipients
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CDH Auxiliary Announces Scholarship Recipients

WINFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2007 — Central DuPage Hospital's (CDH) Auxiliary recently awarded $35,000 in scholarships to 18 local high school, college and medical school students interested in pursuing a career in health care.

Scholarships were awarded to students attending a college, university, graduate or medical school program in the fall of 2007. Applicants were required to document academic excellence, plan to pursue a career in healthcare and live within Central DuPage Hospital's service area.

Area high school graduates awarded scholarships included:

  • Adam Dhedhi, Glenbard North

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Crystin Gloude, Wheaton North 

Benedictine University

  • Laura Liu, Wheaton Warrenville South

University of Illinois Chicago

  • Reid Mahoney, Glenbard South

University of Notre Dame

Area college students awarded scholarships included:

  • Jason Carroll, St. Charles

U of I Chicago, College of Medicine

  • Kevin Diehl, Wheaton 

College of DuPage

  • Esther Kim, Wheaton

U of I Chicago, College of Medicine

  • Michelle Koch, Winfield

Northern Illinois University

  • Michael Kurzer, Jr., Carol Stream

U of I Chicago, College of Medicine

  • Valerie Lambrecht, Winfield

Arcadia University

  • Paul Lukac, St. Charles

Columbia-NY, College of Physicians

  • Megan Mazur, Roselle

Marquette University

  • Jennifer Oshen, Glen Ellyn

U of I Urbana-Champaign

  • Brian Poustinchian, Carol Stream

Midwestern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Justine Rehak, Carol Stream

Rush University

  • David Ryan, Wheaton

St. Louis University, School of Medicine

  • Kimberly Valestin, Naperville

Aurora University

  • Theresa Wenzel, Naperville

Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine

This is an annual scholarship program. Announcements for applications for 2008 will be in the spring on www.cdh.org.

The Auxiliary provides fundraising, public awareness and community service programs for Central DuPage Hospital and has been at work since before the hospital officially opened its doors in 1964. Since its inception in 1961, the Auxiliary has raised and donated almost $10 million to Central DuPage Hospital. These funds support facilities enhancement projects, purchase of state-of-the-art medical equipment, community service programs, wellness initiatives, HomeCare Physicians, which provides care for homebound patients and annual scholarships for area students.

Membership is open to any adult who is interested in actively supporting Central DuPage Hospital — by volunteering at the hospital, or by assisting events in the community. For more information call the CDH Auxiliary voicemail at 630-933-4119.

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