Bay Alarm Medical Announces Winners of Its Fall Scholarship Essay Contest
CONCORD, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018
CONCORD, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bay Alarm Medical (https://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), a leading supplier of senior medical alert systems, today announced the winners of its Fall 2018 scholarship essay contest. The company awarded scholarships to three inspiring students who perform volunteer work supporting the elderly.
The 1st Place $2,500 scholarship was awarded to Michaela Ricker, who is currently attending the University of Rochester and majoring in Brain and Cognitive Science.
The 2nd Place $2,000 scholarship was awarded to Elisabeth Pitrolo. Elisabeth is a senior at Martin L. Nesbitt Discovery Academy in Asheville, NC. She plans to major in pre-med to pursue a career in Neurology and has applied to several universities.
The 3rd Place $1,000 scholarship was awarded to Hannah Rogers. Hannah a senior at American Fork High School and is planning to attend Utah State University or Brigham Young University.
The winners were chosen from more than 300 entries into the Bay Alarm Medical scholarship essay contest. Students were asked to submit essays describing how working with seniors has impacted their lives and taught them valuable life lessons.
"This was our fourth scholarship essay contest, and part of our on-going effort to encourage young people to support seniors" says Alan Wu, Marketing Director of Bay Alarm Medical.
Wu says that the three scholarship winners wrote essays that best demonstrated a commitment to helping the elderly and shared how this has shaped the student's life.
The essay contest was open to any graduating high school senior or college student enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2018-2019 school year. Students were required to be involved in community service working with the elderly or to participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in their home.
For more information about this and future Bay Alarm Medical scholarships, visit https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/.
About Bay Alarm Medical
Bay Alarm Medical is an arm of Bay Alarm, one of the nation's oldest alarm monitoring companies. The company offers landline, cellular and mobile GPS medical alert systems together with 24/7 monitoring by professionally training emergency operators who contact family members, friends, neighbors and, if necessary, local 911 emergency services.
For more information, visit the company's website at https://www.bayalarmmedical.com or call 877-522-9633.
SOURCE Bay Alarm Medical