MARTIN COUNTY – In an effort to ensure the delivery of high quality health care to the citizens of Martin County, the Sailfish Point Foundation awarded seven Martin Health associates $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships were available to residents of Martin County enrolled in an accredited MSN, BSN, or ASN nursing program. Recipients were Shelby Bowen; Jennifer Gerring, RN; Ambre Kiddy, RN; Antoinette Krencik, RN; Karen Ann Leshe, RN; Natalya Samples, RN; Mellicia Taylor, RN; Taylor Vanderark, RN; Nicole Voth; and Bella Williams, RN.
The Sailfish Point Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting college scholarships for Sailfish Point employees, their spouses, and their children as well as to Martin County high school graduates who demonstrate achievement, commitment to learning, and community service. Since its inception, the Sailfish Point Foundation has awarded more than 1,200 scholarships totaling more than $4.0 million since 1999. Today the Sailfish Point Foundation is Martin County’s largest private scholarship donor.
In addition to supporting its employees and Martin County high school graduates, the Foundation also makes donations to a number of Martin County based educational programs such as Indian River State College and Martin Health System’s nursing education. See sailfishpoint.com.