Medical alert company awards $1,500 in scholarships to students engaged in helping seniors.
CONCORD, Calif., June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bay Alarm Medical (https://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), a leading supplier of medical alert systems for seniors, today announced the winners of its Spring 2019 "Seniors Helping Seniors" Scholarship essay contest. The company awarded scholarships to two inspiring students who perform volunteer work supporting the elderly.
The 1st Place $1,000 scholarship was awarded to Benjamin Vogel, who will be attending the University of Southern California, where he will study health promotion and disease prevention.
The 2nd Place $500 scholarship was awarded to Caroline Szuflita. Ms. Szuflita will be attending D'Youville College in 2020 to work towards becoming a Physician's Assistant, with a hope to focus on geriatrics.
The winners were chosen from more than 300 entries into the Bay Alarm Medical scholarship essay contest. Students were asked to submit essays describing how working with seniors has impacted their lives and taught them valuable life lessons.
"This was our fifth scholarship essay contest, and part of our on-going effort to encourage young people to support seniors" says Alan Wu, Marketing Director of Bay Alarm Medical.
Wu says that the scholarship winners wrote essays that best demonstrated a commitment to helping the elderly and shared how this has shaped the student's life.
The essay contest was open to any graduating high school senior or college student enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2019-2020 school year. Students were required to be involved in community service working with the elderly or to participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in their home.
For more information about this and future Bay Alarm Medical scholarships, visit https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/.
About Bay Alarm Medical
Bay Alarm Medical is an arm of Bay Alarm, one of the nation's oldest alarm monitoring companies. The company offers landline, cellular and mobile GPS medical alert systems together with 24/7 monitoring by professionally training emergency operators who contact family members, friends, neighbors and, if necessary, local 911 emergency services.
For more information, visit the company's website at https://www.bayalarmmedical.com or call 877-522-9633.