Building on its 32 year legacy of assisting long term care staff in furthering their education, the Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation is proud to announce its 2017 Foundation Scholars. This year's class of 35 exceptional awardees include Certified Nursing Assistants, nurses, human resource, dietary and other facility staff who will use their scholarships to further their professional development and leadership in the long term care profession. The 2017 Foundation Scholars represent a broad cross-section of staff and facilities across Massachusetts among the 150 applicants for this year's program.


Aizewuanre Acha, Blaire House of Tewksbury

Christina Arbouet, Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home

Brenda Asencio, Hannah B. G. Shaw Home

Nicholas Beaudoin, Alden Court Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center

Stephanie Boaventura, Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences Natick

Lisa Cameron, Baldwinville Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center

Leah Cole, Gloucester HealthCare

Joshua Dailey, Pleasant Bay Nursing & Rehab Center

Martine Despeignes, Marina Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center

Holli Doherty, Wingate at Sharon

Robin Hanna, The Boston Home

Monique Hunter, Countryside Health Care of Milford

Felicia Jackson, Wingate at Norton

Alicia Leo, Mary's Meadow of Providence Place

Derek Marchand, Courtyard Nursing Care Center

Leona McAndrew, Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center

Erin McDonald, Plymouth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

Lissette Mendoza-Uselo, MI Nursing/Restorative Center

Connor Murray, Life Care Center of Raynham

Gabriel Mutagubya, Winchester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Sarah Oliveira, CareOne at New Bedford

Mercy Ondiba, Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation - Braintree

Geraldei Paul, Briarwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Trina Presutti, Abbott House/The Swampscott Wing

Jamie Price, Bourne Manor Extended Care Facility

Karen Ramirez Del Cid, Bear Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Job Raphael, Sancta Maria Nursing Facility

Monica Rivera, Eastpointe Rehab & Skilled Care Center

Layla Rougeau, Williamstown Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Perpetua Saint Louis, Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center

Lynn Skorb, Jewish HealthCare Center

Katherine St. Onge, Orchard Cove

Paul Sullivan III, Notre Dame Long Term Care Center

JoAnne Vautour, Life Care Center of Leominster

Aisha Zalwango, Winchester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center