Hudson, Florida (May 22, 2014) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced that its Volunteer Association recently presented four $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in Pasco County. The scholarships were presented by Harriet Prager, Elliot Lorenzi, and John Cardalena of the Volunteer Association Scholarship Committee. The scholarship recipients are as follows:
Stephanie Ramotar is graduating from Fivay High School with a 4.1 grade point average. Stephanie also volunteered 152 hours at the hospital over the last seven months as a courier. Stephanie’s biology instructor has commented that she is highly motivated, incredibly intelligent, has amazing work ethics, is devoted and capable of any task she sets her mind on. Stephanie has stated that she believes being able to help those unable to help themselves is one of the most fulfilling acts someone can perform. This is the reasoning behind why she has chosen to be a pediatrician as her future profession. Stephanie will be attending the University of South Florida.
Jack Mochner is graduating from River Ridge High School with a 4.2 grade point average. Jack has volunteered for over two years and has 345 hours at the hospital as a courier. His AP Environmental Science teacher commented: “He is a scholar, humanitarian, and well-respected by his peers. Jack has so many desirable qualities that he is not only a role-model as a student, but as a person.” Jack is planning on studying in the field of Medical Science and will pursue a career in Psychology. He will be attending the University of South Florida.
Albi Hoxhallari is graduating from River Ridge High School with a 4.1 grade point average. Albi volunteered 215 hours at the hospital in only six months. One of his teachers, Mickey Colen, commented, “Albi is an exceptional student who is intellectually curious and extremely creative. He is an original thinker and a meticulous student who does not accept things at face value. Albi takes the time to analyze and understand expanded theories, and has the ability to clearly convey them to others. He is an extremely natural, sincere, intelligent and sensitive individual.” Albi has chosen engineering for it is continuously growing and changing, every day new technological processes and problems emerge and because of this his interest for engineering will never diminish. Albi will be attending Pasco Hernando State College.
Joshua Dadural is graduating from Gulf High School with a 4.4 grade point average. Joshua has volunteered for four years and has 190 hours of service as a courier. Debbie Painter, Joshua’s counselor, said that not only is Joshua a stellar student but also a citizen as he contributes to the high school community through his involvement in clubs, sports, and leadership roles. He is a very hard worker who strives for excellence in all he does and is a caring and conscientious person who brings a great deal of enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity to any organization or community he’s involved with. Joshua’s career path is to fully understand biochemical mechanisms and create new medications. Pharmacists solve the unsolved. In ten years he sees himself formulating his own miracle. Joshua wants to be the technician to people’s technical difficulties, the terminator of premature death, and the bridge to human experience. He believes that pharmacists search for correct medical sequences that yield oodles of medicine. Joshua will be attending University of Florida where he will be pursuing his career in pharmacy.
Attached photo: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Volunteer Association’s 2014 scholarship recipients: left to right Jack Moschner, Abi Hoxhallari, Stefanie Ramotar, Joshua Dadural.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
· Level II Trauma Center
· 2011 and 2012 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
· Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
· Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011
· MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
· Approved, with Commendation, Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons.
· 10 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), coronary artery bypass graft, heart failure, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee, lung cancer, pneumonia, wound care!
· Awarded Hospital Safety Score of “A” in four consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group.
· Recipient of the 2013 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in both heart failure and stroke.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.comor visit us on Facebook.