The Sheila Birkett Gift of Life Scholarship Fund

Date Established: June 4, 2014

The Sheilla Birket Gift of Life ScholarshipThis fund was created within the Community Foundation to award scholarships to graduating seniors of the Eldred Central School District who plan to continue their education in a medical field. This fund was established in honor of Sheila Birkett, who donated her kidney to Joshua Glantz, a Social Studies teacher at Eldred High School.  “In my recent medical distress, I met many excellent and caring medical professionals.  I would like to honor Shelia’s gift, a gift that has allowed me to keep teaching and working with students, by helping our children pursue a medical career to assist others” says fund representative Joshua Glantz.

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