Carroll Hospital Foundation Awards More than $20,000 in Scholarships to Local Students



August 29, 2022 "“ Westminster, MD "“ Carroll Hospital Foundation recently awarded more than $20,000 in scholarships to 12 local students to assist in advancing their education. Established by supporters of the hospital, the scholarships were presented during a special reception held at Landon C. Burns Park Pavilion on June 29, 2022. 

The scholarships and recipients were as follows:

Libman Nursing Scholarship:  
Olivia Miserandino

The Dependent of Team Member Scholarship: 
Madelyn Arbaugh

The Carroll Hospital Team Member Scholarship established by physicians of Indian origin: 
Sweta Viroja

The Virginia Minnick Auxiliary Scholarship:  
McKenna Gummo

The Carroll County Health Care Scholarship:
Alyssa Combs
Julianna Dicke
Alyssa Marrapodi
Celia Mason

The Harold Glen & Audrey G. Benson Trumpower Employee Education Fund:  
Keilee Alban
Shara Becker
Evan Burrill
Nicole Conradi
Sweta Viroja

"We'd like to congratulate all of our 2022 scholarship recipients," says Brenda Frazier, vice president of development at Carroll Hospital and Scholarship Program Chair. "It is an honor to be able to assist these students in furthering their education and commend them for their commitment to creating positive change in their communities."

Photo: Students and Carroll Hospital team members who attended the scholarship ceremony awarded scholarships by the Carroll Hospital Foundation. From left to right are Sweta Viroja, Shara Becker, Nicole Conradi, Olivea Miserandino, Alyssa Combs, Madelyn Arbaugh, and Julianna Dicke.

About the Carroll Hospital Foundation
More than 55 years ago, Carroll Hospital was founded by the vision, determination and philanthropy of a select group of community leaders. Today, that spirit lives on in the thousands of neighbors and friends who support our programs year after year. 

These generous people, businesses and organizations are, in essence, giving for the health of our community. Whether they make an outright gift, an estate gift or sponsor a special fundraising event, our donors can feel good knowing they have played a critical role in the future of the hospital and have had a direct impact on the programs and services we provide. 

As a private, non-profit health care facility, our associates, medical staff and volunteers work hard every day to bring the highest quality medical care to the people of Carroll County "” and beyond. We could not provide this exceptional level of care "” and continue to grow "”without the ongoing support of our valued contributors. 

From the latest in joint replacement and minimally invasive surgery to quality emergency care and a wide variety of educational programs, Carroll Hospital's many achievements are in large part attributable to the generosity and commitment of a community that truly cares for its neighbors.