Edward Foundation grants $23,000 in scholarships to student volunteers

February 24, 2016
StudentVolunteerScholarshipWinners2016 The Edward Foundation has awarded $23,000 in scholarships to Edward Hospital student volunteers, who greet visitors, deliver flowers, transport patients and assist behind the scenes at the hospital. Each of the following students will receive a $1,000 dollar scholarship:
  • Akanksha Balekai, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley High School
  • Riya Dhall, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Tushar Dwivedi, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Lotanna Ezenekwe, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley
  • Grace Gebhard, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Syeda Hassan, Woodridge, Downers Grove North
  • Abdullah Islam, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Arham Khan, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Mirza Khan, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Dirrah Mulla, Aurora, Metea Valley
  • Nikhila Pokala, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Geetha Rajagopal, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley
  • Daisy Rivera, Plainfield, Oswego East
  • Ochi Samarakoon, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley
  • Pal Shah, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley
  • Eema Siddiqui, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Amy Song, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Anna Thayer, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Anson Tong, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Emily Waldron, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Lucy Wang, Naperville, Naperville Central
  • Sarah Zechariah, Naperville, Neuqua Valley
  • Lena Zhu, Woodridge, Naperville North

The Edward Foundation was established in 1990 and has raised more than $40 million in its mission to support Edward Hospital’s community healthcare initiatives, including free services and health and wellness programs; centers of excellence like Edward Heart Hospital and Edward Cancer Center; and programs that make Edward unique, like the Ronald McDonald Family Room. To make a donation to or for more information about the Foundation, call (630) 527-3954 or visit www.EdwardFoundation.org.