Jun 18, 2014

First Choice Scholarship Winners Announced

The awards were announced at a scholarship banquet hosted by the Board of Directors of First Choice, a non-profit community health center system serving Central New Mexico.

Each of the recipients received $1,000 from a fund established through employee contributions. The recipients were selected from among dozens who expressed their interest in pursuing a career in the health professions. First Choice is pleased to invest in the future of these young scholars as they continue on their educational journeys.

Scholarship winners:
  • Dominic Garcia – Moriarity
  • Esperanza Herrera  - Belen
  • Chantell Purcella - Albuquerque High
  • Wendy Torres - Rio Grande HS
  • Jade Gonzales - Los Lunas
  • Jasmine Campos - Valley High
  • Tracy Carrejo - First Choice Employee recipient

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income