The Sarah Hardaway Hughston Scholarship Fund was awarded to qualifying employees in the amount of $500 each on May 2, 2017 This year’s recipients include; Wanda James, Aliyah Johnson, Tiara Lawson, Ashley Lyles, Kathleen Lopez, LaShanda Moore, Shirley Murphy, Danielle Poole, Cortney Pope, Kelli Rucker, Cassandra Rutherford, and Brandon Tutt. Recipients are carefully selected by the scholarship committee. This marks the 7th year the scholarship has been awarded, and it brings the total award to $45,108.00 total funds since given to employees since 2011. Since 2011, The Sarah Hardaway Hughston Scholarship Fund has provided over $45,000 to the employees to help with their college expenses.
The scholarship fund is generated from Sarah’s Gift Shop located inside Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital. It has been a privilege to provide these funds over the years to dedicated employees of Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, Kay Gudger (Hughston Physician- Dr. Garland Gudger’s wife) commented on May 2, 2017. The shop is operated by the Hughston physician’s wives and Susan Ingram is the store manager.