Board Awards 2018 Sons and Daughters and Hazel Vail Scholarships

November 07, 2018 By Kim Conrad

In May, 2018, The Hartford Hospital Auxiliary Board awarded 33 scholarships totaling $60,000, to children of Hartford Hospital employees.

2018 Sons & Daughters and Hazel Vail Scholarships Winners

The Auxiliary Sons and Daughters Scholarships are competitive, merit-based scholarships, with one-time awards of $1,000 and up. The $10,000 Hazel Vail Scholarship, is the top award given.

This year's winner of the $10,000 Hazel Vail Scholarship is Katherine Wicander, daughter of Janet Wicander, R.N., Vascular Laboratory. Katherine attends Salve Regina University.

Additionally, 32 students were recipients of Sons and Daughters Scholarships. Awardees include Noelle Albert, winner of $5,000. Samuel Shagan, StephanieSickinger and James Wicander received $2,500 awards. 28 additional students received awards of $2,000 to $1,000.

The Hazel Vail Scholarship is given in honor of a most loyal, determined, and forward-thinking woman. An Auxiliary Board Member from 1992 to 2015, Hazel Vail has been a volunteer at Hartford Hospital since 1979 and has dedicated over 13,000 hours of service. Hazel’s spirit and energy continues to inspire, and we are proud to present a scholarship in her name.

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