Martin's Point awards scholarship to local student

Doreen Garber of Hermon has received a nursing scholarship from Martin's Point Health Care. Garber, a Master of Science in Nursing student at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, is a clinical nurse educator at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Bangor. She is also a clinical instructor for the University of Maine and a certified childbirth educator.

Martin's Point Health Care established an endowment for a nursing scholarship for a nontraditional student in 1993. The scholarship is for a master's student residing in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, or upstate New York, the Martin's Point service area. The student must be enrolled in one of the final classes of a master's degree program.

July 28, 2006 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail