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Hospital Employees Awarded Scholarships

hospital1.pngArtesia—Crystal Carreles, a medical assistant and phlebotomist, Sarah Jimenez, a LPN with Memorial Family Practice, and Jennifer Smoot, a RN with the Emergency Department, received scholarships recently from the Artesia General Hospital Fund to continue their academic careers.

Jimenez said that, with her scholarship, she will pursue an Associate’s Degree in Nursing at Excelsior College and hopes to someday become a nurse practitioner. Carreles will be working on two degrees to become a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and hopes to continue on to get her Master’s degree, as well.

Anyone interested in contributing to the AGH Fund should contact Joe Schiel by phone at 513-2865 or e-mail at