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TRMC Foundation awards Ilse Boyette Scholarships

On behalf of Mr. Henry Boyette/family, Tift Regional Medical Center Foundation and the Tiftarea YMCA, the Ilse Boyette Book Scholarship was recently presented at the Tift Regional Medical Center’s managers meeting.  This award was established in memory of Ilse Boyette, for her love of nursing and the healthcare field. 

Recipients of the award were Alexis Johnson and Holly Taylor.  Johnson is from Lowndes County and she is enrolled at Valdosta State University.  She is the daughter of Valerie Simpson, employee at Tift Regional Medical Center for six months. 

Taylor is from Ben Hill county and is enrolled at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  She plans to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  She is the daughter of Mark Taylor, employee at Tift Regional Medical Center for seven years. 

These scholarships are a $500 cash award, to be used on book expenses at the school of the recipient’s choice.  Funds have been made possible through the Ilse Boyette Memorial; as well as Tour de Tifton, which is sponsored through the Tiftarea YMCA.  For more information on the Ilse Boyette Book Scholarship, please contact the Foundation at (229) 391-3310 or visit our website at

Pictured (L-R):
Valerie Simpson, Holly and Mark Taylor and Mandy Brooks (TRMC Foundation)