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Holton receives scholarship from Kentucky Hospital Association

The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) holds an annual convention each year in May. This year’s convention saw the introduction of a new scholarship honoring student volunteers.

In collaboration with the Kentucky Hospital Committee on Volunteer Services (KCOVS) and statewide Kentucky hospital auxilians and volunteers, the Kentucky Hospital Association presented the inaugural Carol Walters Teen Volunteer Scholarship Award.

The first recipient of the teen volunteer scholarship was Kimber Holton, a recent graduate of Lincoln County High School.

Holton has been a teen volunteer at Ephraim McDowell Health for the past two and a half years and completed more than 521 hours of service.

Holton, who plans a career in the field of nursing, will begin her post-secondary educaton at Somerset Community College.