Potsdam Hospital Guild awards $2,000 to Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees to further their education
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:13 am

Guild members Kathy Warr, left and Mary VanLeuven, right, present awards to Courtney Carista, Karissa Castanier, and Rheannon Harvey.

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Hospital Guild recently awarded $2,000 to three current Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees who are working to further their education.

Courtney Carista, a Unit Assistant in the Hospital’s Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation Unit, is working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management.

Karissa Castanier, a patient representative working in Dr. Kris VanWagner’s ophthalmology practice, is working toward being a certified coder.

Rheannon Harvey, a certified nurse aide on the hospital’s third floor medical-surgical unit, is studying to become a Registered Nurse.

The three recipients were selected by the Potsdam Hospital Guild's Continuing Education Awards/Scholarship Committee from among a number of employee applicants.

These awards bring the Potsdam Guild’s total contribution for 2014 to $53,000. For more information visit www.cphospital.org/community.