Seven local high school students received a total of $5,000 in scholarships Wednesday from Sutter Coast Hospital, according to a press release from Sutter Health.

The awards were presented at the Del Norte Scholarship Foundation’s annual banquet to students pursuing careers in medicine, according to the press release.

“We are very honored to help these local students on their journey to healthcare careers,” said Ellie Popadic, the hospital’s director of business development, who presented the awards at the banquet.

The scholarship recipients are:

Ashli Dickinson $1,000

Abigail Pedroza $1,000

Adriana Arias-Chavez $1,000

Gerado Gil $500

Tvshiina Jacobs $500

Hannah Baldwin $500

Julie Pimentel $500

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