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Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Care Award Winners

2011

Melissa Post (L) and Mary Perry, Chairperson of Springfield Medical Care Systems’ Development Committee (R), present the 2011 Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award to Jessica Hale of Green Mountain High School, Chester, VT.

Springfield, VT – Jessica Hale, class of 2011 from Green Mountain High School in Chester, is the first recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. The award is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Foundation Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

The award was presented by Melissa Post, daughter of Dr. Lovell, long time physician at Springfield Hospital. In a letter from Melissa and her sister, Elizabeth David, they stated “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Jessica will be attending the Exercise and Movement Program at the University Vermont with a goal of completing the graduate program in physical therapy.

Jessica became interested in physical therapy when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest and Advanced MedQuest health career exploration experiences. “Exercise and helping people combines the two things I like to do the most,” Jessica says, “Physical therapy is perfect for me.”

2012

Zachary Parent receives Dr. Lovell Award from Larry Kraft, Springfield Hospital Foundation, and Marty Hammond, Southern VT AHEC.

SPRINGFIELD, VT – Zachary Parent, class of 2012 from Springfield High School, is the second recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s studies for a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Foundation Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was long time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Zach will be attending Castleton State College with a goal of completing the Physician Assistant program.

Zach became interested in a career in health care when he attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest and Advanced MedQuest health career exploration experiences.

2013

Megan Blais receives Dr. Lovell award from Peter MacGillivray and Mary Perry, chairpersons of Springfield Medical Care System’s Development Committee, Melissa (Lovell) Post, and Marty Hammond, Southern Vt AHE

Megan Blais, class of 2013 from Mount St Joseph High School, is the third recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s studies for a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was long-time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.” Megan, who lives in Mt. Holly, will be a nursing student at Rivier College in Nashua, New Hampshire. Megan became interested in a career in health care when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest and Advanced MedQuest health career exploration experiences.

2014

Olivia Clement, class of 2014 from Woodstock High School, is the fourth recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was a long-time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Olivia, who lives in Perkinsville, Vermont, will be a nursing student at the University of Vermont in the fall. She became interested in a career in health care when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest program.

2015

Alyssa McCutcheon, class of 2015 from Springfield High School, is the fifth recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was a long-time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Alyssa, will be a nursing student at the University of Vermont in the fall. She became interested in a career in health care when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest program.

2016

Emily Castillo, class of 2016 from Green Mountain Union High School in Chester, VT, is the sixth recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was a long-time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and the late Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Emily will be a biology major at San Diego City College in the fall. She became interested in a career in health care when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest and Advanced MedQuest programs. Emily also worked with AHEC on a service learning project called Project Health Matters. Her long term plan is to become an obstetrician and gynecologist (OB/GYN).

2017

Bailey Matteson, class of 2017 from Black River High School in Ludlow, VT, is the seventh recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was a long-time physician at Springfield Hospital. His daughters, Melissa Post and the late Elizabeth David, stated, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory. We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Bailey will be a health science major at Franklin Pierce University in the fall. She became interested in a career in health care when she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest and Advanced MedQuest programs. Bailey’s long term plan is to complete college with a nursing degree, and hopefully work in Vermont. Bailey’s mother and grandmother are both nurses who work together in the Operating Room at Springfield Hospital. They are currently the only mother/daughter team in Vermont and Bailey would love to join them as a third generation operating room nurse.

2018

Morgan Brown, class of 2018 from Black River High School in Ludlow, Vermont, is this year’s recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award.  This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care.  It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.

Dr. Lovell was a long-time physician at Springfield Hospital.  His daughter, Melissa Post, states, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory.  We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

Morgan will be studying Neuroscience at the University of New England in the fall.  Her career goal is to attend medical school and become a trauma surgeon.

2019

Madison Streeter, Bellows Falls Union High School Class of 2019 graduate is the ninth recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award.  This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care.  It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Medical Care Systems.  Madison is pictured with Mary Perry, Chair of the Springfield Hospital/SMCS Development Committee and Robert Crego, Executive Director of Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC).

 

Dr. Lovell was a longtime physician at Springfield Hospital.  His daughters, Melissa Post and the late Elizabeth David, said, “While he was a man who never sought recognition for his service in the medical field or in the community, we know he would be honored to have this award named in his memory.  We hope recipients of the award will share the same sense of wonder and fascination with the world of medicine that he did.”

 

Streeter will be a nursing student at Rivier University in Nashua, NH in the fall.  She became interested in health care when she was young, and she attended the Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MedQuest program.