The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary awarded ten $1,000 scholarships to local students planning to pursue an education in the healthcare field.

Three additional $1,000 awards—the J. Alfred Fabro, MD Memorial Scholarship, the Joseph Curi, M.D. Memorial Scholarship, and the Dr. Beth Whalen and Dr. Terrance Ryan Scholarship—were also presented. Each of the 13 recipients are residents of communities served by Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.

“Each year, the Auxiliary distributes our scholarships to strengthen the future of healthcare and support local students who want to make a difference in the world,” shared Rosalie Strano, President of the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary. “We are so pleased to present our awards to such a deserving group of young people and we wish them the best of luck as they begin an exciting new chapter.”

The 2024 Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients are as follows:

  • Alyssa Behrendt, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Molly Bedrossian, Dr. Beth Whalen and Dr. Terrance Ryan Scholarship
  • Kelsey Gallaway, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Mason Goodell, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Aubrey Jackson, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Grace Kociszewski, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Rachel Leigh, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Leah Mogielnicki, J. Alfred Fabro, MD Memorial Scholarship
  • Isabella Roepke, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Kayleigh Smith, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Ashlynn Tranquillo, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Avery Tripp, Auxiliary Scholarship
  • Matty Young, Joseph Curi, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

About the Charlotte Hungerford Auxiliary
The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary consists of 200 members and 25 board members who provide support and time throughout the year by raising funds in support of hospital programs, patient assistance, and scholarships. You can learn more about the Auxiliary here.

If you are interested in providing philanthropic support to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, please visit our Ways to Give webpage or contact Debbie Bender, Director of Philanthropy, at