Scholarship photo

Celebrating the awarding of the first Franciscan Health Michigan City Medical Staff Memorial Scholarships are, from left, Denise Bensz, manager of medical staff services; Dr. David Fumo, scholarship committee member; scholarship recipients Zayda Messer and Emma Heffron; Dr. Mark Jacobi, committee member; and Dr. Jamil Ahmed, medical staff president.

MICHIGAN CITY — Franciscan Health Michigan City’s new scholarship fund is meant to honor former members of the medical profession by assisting those just getting started in the field.

Two recent La Porte County high school graduates are the first recipients of the Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship for students interested in pursuing healthcare careers.

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