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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 21:33

Teen volunteers go above and beyond

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            Ross Memorial Hospital’s VolunTEEN program recently presented awards to deserving teen volunteers.

            Madison Jezegou, who has volunteered over

Teen volunteers go above and beyond

315 hours in Continuing Care at the hospital since June 2014, was the Award of Excellence winner.

            Madison is a very talented singer, dancer and pianist, and has been known to tickle the ivories for the patients, says VolunTEEN Coordinator Patricia Zahorec.

            Jesica Bryans, who has volunteered in both Emergency and Dialysis since 2013, when she was 14 years old, received the Anne Harrison Award—presented to teens in their last year of high school who have been accepted into health sciences at either a university or college.

            Jesica, who had accumulated 373 volunteer hours by the end of July, is off to Cambrian College, and “we all wish her well,” says Zahorec. “She has been a great help in sharing her time with our patients.”

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