Meet Our 2017 Scholars

Laquita Balmer

Nominated by: Rural Health Group

Laquita is a Practice Manager with Rural Health Group. She is an employee of 5 years. She is studying nursing at the University of Mount Olive.

Kathryn Carpenter-Hale

Nominated by: Rural Health Group

Kathryn is the Director of School Based Health Centers at Rural Health Group. She is receiving her 2nd year of funding from the Bernstein Scholarship program. She is a graduate student at ECU studying Health Education & Promotion.

Sabria Crowell

Nominated by: Benson Area Medical Center

Sabria is the daughter of Gwen Crowell who has been a Medical Assistant at Benson Area Medical Center for 4 years. Sabria will be attending NC A&T to study sports medicine.

Joy Mack

Nominated by: Rural Health Group

Joy is the daughter of Dawn Daly-Mack who has been a Practice Manager with Rural Health Group for 14 years. Joy will be studying pre-med at Xavier University in Louisiana.

Chelsea Mosley

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program

Chelsea is the daughter of Heather Mosley who works in accounting and has been with Hot Springs Health Program for 21 years. Chelsea is studying emergency medical services at Asheville/Buncombe Tech CC.

Michelle Presnell

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program

Michelle is a Referral Clerk and has been at Hot Springs Health Program for 15 years. She is studying social work at Mars Hill University.

Shelly Proffitt

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program

Shelly has been an Administrative Assistant at Hot Springs Health Program for 10 years. She is receiving her 2nd year of funding from the Bernstein Scholarship program. She is studying business administration at Asheville/Buncombe Tech CC.

Meet our  Previous Scholars

View 2016 Scholars

Elizabeth Nicole Banks

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program

Ethan Brock

Nominated by: Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center

Ali Marie Eakes

Nominated by: Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center

Katheryn Carpenter Hale

Nominated by: Rural Health Group

Dyani Lynch

Nominated by: Rural Health Group- Twin Co. Office in Hollister

Ana Cervantes Mendoza

Nominated by: Rural Health Group

Alexia Pope

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Rich Square

Shelly Proffitt

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program

Destiny Rooks

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Roanoke Rapids

Margie Stringfield

Nominated by: Black River Health Services

Rhonda Williamson

Nominated by: Rural Health Group- Henderson

View 2015 Scholars

Patricia “Rose” Brock

Nominated by: Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center

Baylee Baugham

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Roanoke Rapids Pediatric

Dyani Lynch

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Twin Counties

Alexia Pope

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Rich Square

De’Era Wilkins

Nominated by: Rural Health Group – Rich Square

Shari Thornton

Nominated by: Rural Health Group- Norlina

View 2014 Scholars

Caleb Stevenson

Nominated by: Celo Health Center of Yancey County in western North Carolina.

Travis Rice

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Program in Marshall, NC.

Moriah McTavish

Nominated by: Black River Health Services of Pender County in southeastern North Carolina.

Elarnta Darden

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group, which serves several counties in northeastern North Carolina.

Breanna Joyner-Foreman

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group which serves several counties in northeastern North Carolina.

Keanna Joyner-Foreman

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group which serves several counties in northeastern North Carolina.

Ali Marie Eakes

Nominated by:  Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center.

Rose Brock

Nominated by: The Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center.

Katherine Burnette

Nominated by: The Benson Area Medical Center.

View 2013 Scholars

Baylee Baugham

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Danielle Brame

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Austin Davis

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Carolyn Hunter

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Jennifer Parker

Nominated by: The Benson Area Medical Center

View 2012 Scholars

Joseph Hoilman

Nominated by: Bakersville Community Medical Clinic

Kirasten Kay-Lonnie Hopkins

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

J’Maiz Powell

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Lisa Price

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Lakisha Long-Washington

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Sherry Whitaker

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

View 2011 Scholars

Brandy Davis

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Lou Ann Davis

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Tiffany Dillingham

Nominated by: Hot Springs Health Center

Tina Drake

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Robbie Hill

Nominated by: Black River Health Services

Moriah McTavish

Nominated by: Black River Health Services

Megan Spencer

Nominated by: Engelhard Medical Center

Amberley Suggs

Nominated by: Black River Health Services

Katrina Taylor

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

View 2010 Scholars

Brittany Baugham

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Margie Stringfield

Nominated by: Black River Health Services

Shanecka Williams

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Brittany Washington

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

View 2009 Scholars

Latiqua Dortch

Nominated by: Mount Olive Family Medicine

Aija Pertee

Nominated by: Celo Health Center

View 2008 Scholars

Graylen Boone

Nominated by: Gates County Medical Center

Steven Hughes

Nominated by: Bakersville Community Medical Clinic

Charles Ingram

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Diana Langston

Nominated by: Benson Area Medical Center

Rikkia Miles

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

View 2006 Scholars

Richard Miles

Nominated by: The Rural Health Group

Ingrid Sandahl

Nominated by: Saluda Medical Center