The West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) Foundation recently awarded the WCCH Foundation/Mac Burns Scholarship to Peyton M. Turner, a 2022 graduate of Sulphur High School (SHS). The $1,600 scholarship is presented to a graduating high school senior in the service district of WCCH, who has chosen a career in the medical field, and who will be attending McNeese State University in the fall and spring semesters after graduation from high school.
During her time as a high school student at SHS, Peyton was a member of BETA club, National Honor Society and the SHS Band, where she served as drum major from 2020 to 2022. She also exercised effective and positive leadership outside of the classroom where she participated in several community service projects and initiatives.
Turner will be attending McNeese State University in the fall and plans to pursue a degree in nursing as the first step in achieving her goal of becoming a nurse practitioner.
To receive the scholarship, the student must have achieved a 3.0 GPA and must have been accepted by McNeese State University. The student must also exhibit positive leadership capabilities and a genuine regard for those with whom he or she comes in contact.
For more information on the WCCH Foundation/Mac Burns Scholarship, please call (337) 527-4144 or visit www.wcch.com.