High Tech’s Vibha Chauhan and Samantha Danette Martinez-Mendoza among Those Receiving Scholarship from Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center

from Hudson Reporter

(North Bergen–May 22, 2017) Palisades Medical Center–affiliated with the Hackensack University Health Network–announced the winners of its annual $32,000 Merit Scholarship program in a press release Friday.

Two graduating seniors each from eight high schools near the hospital earned $2,000 in scholarship money.

The winners and their families dined with community leaders and hospital executives at West New York’s Son Cubano restaurant.
From Hudson County high schools, the winners are:
High Tech High School: Vibha Chauhan, Samantha Danette Martinez-Mendoza
Hoboken Charter School: Moroni B. Aranda, Gabrielle Michael
Hoboken High School: Kaylah Fermaint, Edward Lepre
Memorial High School: Piero Manrique, Karla Somoano
North Bergen High School: Yisel Breton, Liscary Pacheco
Union City High School: Jasmine Acuna, Michelle Sinning
“We are delighted to provide scholarship support to these amazing young men and women who have all shown a tremendous commitment to the importance of civic engagement and giving back to our local communities,” said Bruce J. Markowitz, president of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, in the release. “We know that paying for college can be challenging and we hope that this Community Service Merit Scholarship will help lessen the burden for the deserving recipients.”

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