Milford Hospital Awards Scholarships

June 2010

On June 15, 2010 two graduating seniors were awarded scholarships from the Milford Hospital Foundation. These scholarships are funded by the Milford Hospital Employee Giving Campaign and are awarded annually to children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews of current Milford Hospital employees. This years two recipients are Katherine Carden and Christine Wadelin. According to Milford Hospital Present/CEO Joseph Pelaccia, they were selected “because of their strong extracurricular activities, personal accomplishments and outstanding character.”

Katherine Carden, is a graduate of the Taft School in Watertown and a resident of West Haven. Her mother Cheryl is a Registered Nurse at the Milford Hospital Walk-in Center. Katherine’s numerous extracurricular activities and strong leadership abilities along with her passion for community involvement have lead her to this distinguished honor.  Katherine will attend the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to pursue a career in kinesiology.

Christine Wadelin, is a graduate of Mark T. Sheehan High School in Wallingford. Christine’s aunt, Barbara Shea is the Administrative Secretary in Milford Hospital’s Pathology Department. Christine’s impressive credentials along with her enthusiasm for the field of healthcare and her love for community service has promised Christine a very bright future. Christine will attend St. Joseph’s College in West Hartford to study nursing.

A committee representative of employees selected the recipients.   The Milford Hospital Foundation, and the scholarship selection committee would like to congratulate both recipients on a well-deserved honor.