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JPMF Announces Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Recipient

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation awarded the 2015 Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship of $3,000 to Hannah Ball. The scholarship was established by Doug Foster in loving memory of his wife, Karla, who was tragically killed on September 11, 2006 by a hit and run driver. Karla had been a nurse at Parrish Medical Center for more than 22 years.

“I am so honored to receive this scholarship and carry on Karla Foster’s legacy of providing healing care. I’m passionate about making a difference and nursing helps me provide hope to those in my care. I'm sincerely grateful to Jess Parrish Medical Foundation for awarding me with this scholarship, which will help me pay for tuition and achieve my goal of becoming a Registered Nurse," stated Ball, bachelor’s degree student at University of West Florida.

Barbara Terhune and Hannah Ball

2015 Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship Award winner Hannah Ball is shown with Barbara Terhune, chair of the JPMF board of directors.