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Augusta Health Teen Volunteers Contribute More Than 1300 Hours

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

This summer, 16 teen volunteers contributed 1338 volunteer hours to Augusta Health. Teen volunteers have finished 9th grade, are at least 14 ½ years old, and have demonstrated and interest in working in healthcare.

"Every year, we're amazed by the quality of our teen volunteers, their willingness to help and learn, and their enthusiasm," said Lee Phillips, Director of Volunteer Services at Augusta Health. "We appreciate all their contributions and look forward to working with many of them again in the future—perhaps even as our colleagues."

The 2012 Teen Volunteers, their departments and hours volunteered were: Megan Blosser, Hospitalists, 82.5 hours; Courtney Cotton, Child Care, 70 hours; Taylor Crabtree, Skilled Care, 54 hours; Mack Cullen, Fitness, 70 hours; Savannah Davis, 3 East, 79 hours; Bradley Dressler, Outpatient Therapies, 84.75 hours; Cheyenne Folk, Child Care, 78.25 hours; Mallory Martin, Nursing Treatment Center, 95.5 hours; Brittany McAllister, Inpatient Therapy, 68.5 hours; Brooke Morris, Child Care, 85 hours; Akash Pandit, Cardiology, 102 hours; Emma Parolisi, Public Relations, 89.25 hours; Whitley Simmons, Outpatient Surgery, 104 hours; Kayla Sparks, 1 Surgical, 72.75 hours; Jeremy Shipman, Cardiovascular, 104.25 hours; and Kaylea Wicks, 2E/2W-PCU, 76.25 hours.

Applications for the 2013 Teen Volunteers will be available in Spring, 2013.

Augusta Health is an independent, nonprofit community hospital whose mission is to promote the health and well-being of our community through access to excellent care. Named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in America by Thomson Reuters in both 2011 and 2012, Augusta Health has also been nationally recognized by HealthGrades for clinical excellence and patient safety. For more information about Augusta Health, its programs or its services, please contact Public Relations at 540.245.7329 or 540.221.7329, or visit our website, www.augustahealth.com.