Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff Awards Scholarship

The Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff announced that they have awarded a scholarship to Ms. Allison Hosko, a student from Tyrone Area High School’s 2017 graduating class.

The Tyrone Hospital medical staff awards a scholarship annually to a senior at Tyrone High School who will pursue a health care profession.

Kelly Biggs, M.D., President of the Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff said  “We are pleased to provide some support to local students who choose healthcare as a career path.  Ms. Hosko and other students pursuing healthcare careers will be filling a very real need as members of the next generation of healthcare professionals.”

Ms. Hosko will attend Penn State University, the Altoona campus, and pursue a degree in nursing.   Ms. Hosko said she has always enjoyed helping people and finds medicine very interesting.  “I am so thankful to be a scholarship recipient. I had clinical exposure at Tyrone Hospital as a student in Tyrone High School’s Health Occupations Technology Program. It was a blessing to watch and learn from the hospitals health professionals.”

Ms. Hosko’s activities while a student at Tyrone Area High School included participation in the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) program, tennis, swimming and softball.  She also hosted a secret family at Christmas. Additionally, she volunteered at the nursery at her church.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured left to right is Kelly Biggs, M.D., President of the Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff, Allison Hosko, 2017 recipient of the Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship and Tara Morrison, Medical Staff Coordinator at Tyrone Hospital.