CHAMBERSBURG, Pa – Eight area residents, who plan to pursue or are pursuing health care careers, were honored today as the recipients of the Medical Staff Scholarship Award at Chambersburg Hospital’s medical staff meeting.

Alenda Fischer, of Crystal Spring, is a member of the Southern Fulton High School class of 2014.  She plans to attend Juniata College in the fall to pursue a degree in the Pre-Med Program with the future goal of becoming a Physician.

Tori Butts, of Mercersburg, is a member of the James Buchanan High School class of 2014.  She plans to attend Shepherd University in the fall to pursue a degree in Nursing. 

Katarina Chilcote, of Mercersburg, is a member of the James Buchanan High School class of 2014.   She plans to attend Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, to pursue a degree in Biomedical Engineering. 

James McKeithan, of Aspers, is an Army war veteran, who served our country as an E-6/Staff Sergeant serving in Iraq and specializing in combat arms, the infantry, artillery, hand-to-hand combat, and career counseling.  He is currently enrolled at Penn State Mont Alto. His goal is to obtain a degree in Nursing and to continue his education to become a Nurse Practitioner. 

Lara Mae Cromer, of Fort Littleton, is a member of the Forbes Road High School class of 2014.  She plans to attend Shippensburg University to pursue a degree in Biology. Her future goal is to obtain a doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Paige Richardson, of Shippensburg, is a member of the Mercersburg Academy class of 2014.  She plans to attend Saint Francis University in the fall to pursue a degree in Occupational Therapy

Grant Frey, of Chambersburg, is a member of the Chambersburg Area Senior High School class of 2014.  He plans to attend Duquesne University to pursue a degree in Pharmacy.

Fatimah Spall, of Greencastle, is a member of the Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School class of 2014.  She plans to attend Hood College to pursue an undergraduate degree with the goal of becoming a licensed Physician’s Assistant. 

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Robert Pyatt, MD, (right) Chambersburg Hospital Medical Staff President, presented Medical Staff Scholarships to eight area residents on Friday. Pictured are (l to r): Lara Cromer, Paige Richardson, and Katarina Chilcote. Not available for photograph: Fatimah Spall, James McKeithan, Alenda Fischer, Tori Butts, and Grant Frey.