Ramirez earns 2023 UGH scholarship

Jennyfer Ramirez

Union General Hospital has named Jennyfer Gomez Ramirez the 2023 It’s a Girl Thing Making Proud Choices scholarship. 

Ramirez is a 2023 graduate of D’Arbonne Woods Charter School and the daughter of Marisol Ramirez from Farmerville. 

Ramirez, who joined the It’s a Girl Thing program when she was in middle school, graduated with a 3.9 GPA. and will be attending the University of Louisiana Monroe ULM, pursuing a degree in Occupational Therapy. 

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice,” UGH Spokeswoman Claudia Wade said. “We see great things in Jenny’s future.”

It’s a Girl Thing, Making Proud Choices was founded by Union General Hospital in 2013. Under the program a $1,000 scholarship is awarded every year. 

The program’s purpose is to help teen girls learn the importance of self-worth, setting goals in life and making proud choices, Wade said.

 For more information about the program, email Claudia Wade, Director of Community Development and Grant Management at cwade@uniongen.org or call (318) 368-7075.

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