Calvary Hospital awards Eddie Higgins Scholarship

(l-r) Wanda Velazquez, mother; Rebecca Rivera; father Joel Rivera and Richard Kutilek, chief operating officer, Calvary Hospital.
Photo courtesy of Calvary Hospital

Calvary Hospital awarded the 2015 Eddie Higgins Scholarship to one outstanding student, Rebecca Rivera, the daughter of employee Wanda Velasquez. To win the scholarship, Rivera had to demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and determination and spirit. She is a recent graduate of Bronx High School for the Visual Arts and will matriculate at Manhattan Community College in the fall.

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