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The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has awarded $28,000 in healthcare scholarships to 11 individuals who reside in zip codes 60432, 60433, and 60436, and the Lockport Grade School District #89. 

Photo Caption: Pictured, from left, are Mark Jepson, Vice President of Human Resources at Silver Cross Hospital; Mark Stevens, Chairman of the Silver Cross Foundation Board of Directors; scholarship recipient Rosalind Hughes; Silver Cross President/CEO Ruth Colby; scholarship recipient Lynda Bond; and Leslie Newbon, Manager of Community Outreach at Silver Cross Hospital.

Scholarships were given to the following individuals pursuing healthcare studies: Lynda Bond, Joliet Junior College; Cassandra Burke, Lewis University; Marco Calvillo, Fox College; Irisha Clark, University of Illinois; Ashley Dominici, Loyola University ; Megan Harms, University of Iowa; Rosalind Hughes, Healthcare Training Institute; Andre Baez Martinez, University of St. Francis; Kelly O’Brien, Joliet Junior College; Adriana Rodriguez, Joliet Junior College; and Isaiah Snapp, College of DuPage. 

“We are delighted to provide scholarships to residents who are pursuing a career in healthcare. It is our mission to help build a better future for our community by providing access to education,” said Margie Woods, Chair of the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. “Education is a gift no one can take away.” 

Since 2008, the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has provided over $2 million in scholarships and grants to create a stronger, healthier future for the residents of the eastside of Joliet.  To learn more about the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission, visit

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.