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Nursing Scholarship Recipients Selected


Mercy Foundation North and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital have selected Emily Gallagher as the recipient of the 2016 Chris Lawley Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students.

She is the daughter of Kevin and Rebecca Gallagher of Red Bluff and is currently enrolled in her second year at University of Irvine in the Nursing Science major.  Emily is interested in Pediatrics or Medical/Surgical Department with the possibility of becoming a Nurse Practitioner.

The Chris Lawley Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established in memory of Chris Lawley, R.N., longtime employee of St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.  The first scholarship was awarded in 2011.  A goal of the program is to support nursing students as they complete their education with the hope that they will pursue their nursing career in Tehama County at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital or another health care facility.  Additional gifts from the community to this fund are welcomed by making a donation to:  Mercy Foundation North, Attention: The Chris Lawley Memorial Scholarship, 2550 Sister Mary Columba Drive, Red Bluff, CA  96080. 

Mercy Foundation North is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and is dedicated to supporting their activities throughout Northern California.  Guided by the Sisters’ mission to care for those in need of physical, spiritual, social, and emotional healing, the foundation raises money for St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, as well as other sponsored works of the Sisters in the north state.

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