Jess Parrish Medical Foundation awarded the 2016 Karla Foster, RN, Memorial
Scholarship of $3,000 to Amy Gullikson. The scholarship was established
by Doug Foster in loving memory of his wife, Karla, who was a nurse at
Parrish Medical Center for more than 22 years.
“I am so honored to receive this scholarship and carry on the legacy
of Karla Foster, my grandfather, grandmother and aunt who all provided
healing care in our community. I’m passionate about helping people
through difficult times and providing them compassion and respect as they
heal. I'm sincerely grateful to Jess Parrish Medical Foundation for
awarding me this scholarship, which will help me pay for tuition and achieve
my goal of becoming a Registered Nurse," stated Gullikson, bachelor’s
degree student at University of Central Florida.
2016 Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship Award winner Amy Gullikson
(third from left) is shown with (L-R) Gene Sego, chairman of the JPMF
board of directors, Misty Wilson, director of JPMF, Edwin Loftin, PMC
vice president of acute care services/chief nursing officer and Herman
Cole, chairman of the PMC board of directors.