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Navicent Health Baldwin Congratulates Samuel M. Goodrich, M.D. Endowed Healthcare Scholarship Recipients

Four Students Selected as 2019 Scholarship Award Winners

On Thursday, July 25, four college students pursuing degrees in healthcare fields were presented the 11th annual Samuel M. Goodrich, M.D. Endowed Healthcare Scholarship. Scholarship recipients were as follows:

Chandler Knight, Georgia Southern University

Leslie "Gabby" Carter, Morehouse School of Medicine

Haley Marks, Meharry Medical College

Kara Kelsey, Mercer University School of Medicine

The scholarship, named in honor of long-time Milledgeville OB/GYN Dr. Sam Goodrich, was established in 2008 to assist students going into the healthcare field. Since its inception, 49 students have received scholarships.

In the above photo, scholarship recipients pose with Ellen Goodrich, widow of Dr. Sam Goodrich, who is pictured in the portrait.

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