OUR 2020 Scholarship Recipients
Josh McCarthy, MD, Board Chair, has announced that Share Health Southeast Georgia has awarded its 2020 scholarships to five regional students who are pursuing degrees in healthcare. Awards have been made to three traditional students: Clowee Davis, who graduated from Pierce County High School and will attend Coastal Pines Technical College; Katelynn Manning who graduated from Pierce County High School and will attend Valdosta State University; and Cheyenne Trosper who graduated from Brantley County High School and will attend Coastal Pines Technical College. Two nontraditional students who are employees of the Southeast Health District were also awarded scholarships: Kinya Jones from Metter who is an employee of Candler County Health Department, and Kristian Kirkland, who works at Coffee County Health Department in Douglas. Kinya will attend Chamberlain College of Nursing and Kristian will attend Western Governor’s University. Since 2016, Share Health Southeast Georgia has awarded 21 scholarships in 11 southeast Georgia counties.
Share Health Southeast Georgia is dedicated to improving the health of all generations in our sixteen-county community by cultivating partnerships and providing philanthropic and advocacy support to the Southeast Health District. Dr. McCarthy states that “the Share Health Scholarship program is used as a mechanism to further our mission and as a strategy to recruit and retain the public health workforce in Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bulloch, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Evans, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware, and Wayne Counties”.