6 high school students honored
Six high school students planning to pursue careers in healthcare after graduating in June were honored this week and presented with $2,000 scholarships each by Camarena Health.
The Camarena Health board of directors and staff, scholarship recipients and their families, and elected officials attended the dinner and ceremony in the John W. Wells Youth Center.
The health center has raised more than $152,000 since 1995 to fund scholarships for Madera County students whose career focus is in medicine. On Tuesday, four Madera High School and two Madera South High School seniors became the latest winners.
Board members Patty Pistoresi and Patty Thompson presented each recipient with an award —the girl recipients also got bouquets of flowers— and announced their notable accomplishments and personal qualities...