Amy Gullikson Awarded Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship

By  //  April 28, 2017

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The Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship Award winner Amy Gullikson, center, with, left to right, Gene Sego, chairman of the JPMF board of directors, Misty Wilson, director of JPMF, Edwin Loftin, PMC vice president of acute care services/chief nursing officer and Herman Cole, chairman of the PMC board of directors.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Jess Parrish Medical Foundation awarded the 2016 Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship of $3,000 to Amy Gullikson.

The scholarship was established by Doug Foster in loving memory of his wife, Karla, who was a nurse at Parrish Medical Center for more than 22 years.

“I am so honored to receive this scholarship and carry on the legacy of Karla Foster, my grandfather, grandmother and aunt who all provided healing care in our community,” said Gullikson, a bachelor’s degree student at University of Central Florida.

“I’m passionate about helping people through difficult times and providing them compassion and respect as they heal. I’m sincerely grateful to Jess Parrish Medical Foundation for awarding me this scholarship, which will help me pay for tuition and achieve my goal of becoming a Registered Nurse.”

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Through philanthropy and volunteerism, Jess Parrish Medical Foundation supports Parrish Medical Center’s mission of healing experiences for everyone all the time. JPMF partners with the community to raise funds that sustain and enhance healthcare services in North Brevard County. Whether caring for seniors or helping children reach their full potential, JPMF is helping improve, transform and save lives.

For more information about Jess Parrish Medical Foundation, call 321-269-4066 or visit