Greene County General Hospital has announced the 2017 winners of the three scholarships open to Greene County student interested in pursuing careers in health care.
Two scholarships in memory of Dr. Mathias Mount and Eleanor C. Mount, were awarded to graduating seniors William Luke Wilson and Brooklyn Osmon, both of Linton-Stockton High School. These scholarships, both in the amount of $560.50, recognize the past service for Dr. Mount, a longtime family practice physician from Bloomfield. Wilson has been accepted to Indiana University, where he plans to earn a degree in Chemistry then continue his education at IU School of Medicine. Osmon will also attend Indiana University to pursue a degree in Biology then continue on to Medical School specializing in OB/GYN.
A third scholarship, in the amount of $500, was awarded to Joie Gadberry. Gadberry is a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and is currently attending Vincennes University, pursuing her degree in nursing. The Physicians of Greene County Scholarship is given in recognition of every physician serving the county, and all Greene County high school and college students, including public, private, and home schooled, with career intentions in health care are eligible to apply each year.
Open applications for these scholarships are announced annually after the first of the year. Applications are made available through high school guidance counselors, in the lobby at the hospital’s main entrance, and online at GreeneCountyHospital.com.