Alliance, Foundation award $32,000
scholarships to 17 students
Seventeen area high school graduates received a
total of $32,000 in scholarships June 3 from affiliates of the Bexar
County Medical Society (BCMS).
The scholarship awards were presented during the BCMS
annual New Member Welcome at the University of the Incarnate Word
Rosenberg Sky Room. More than 250 members and guests attended the
Ten students each received $2,500 from the BCMS
Foundation, the organization's philanthropic affiliate which
annually honors students studying healthcare fields. Presenting the
scholarship checks on behalf of the BCMS Foundation were
representatives from local corporate supporters of the foundation,
Aspect Wealth Management; Dr. Gerardo Ortega, BCMS Foundation; Dr.
Michael Magoon, Complete Urgent Care; Brody Whitley, Favorite
and Fernanda Smith, Frost Bank; Dr. Vivian Ayoub, MCCI; Dr.
David Henkes, Monica Delgado and Jennifer Rittimann, Pathology
Reference Lab; and
each received $1,000 from the BCMS Alliance (BCMSA), which represents
the men and women who are spouses of physicians. Awards were
presented by Cindy Comfort, BCMSA scholarship chair and past
president. For more information, including the recipients'
names, schools and intended areas of study, please read the July
issue of San
Antonio Medicine, coming soon!