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Edward Foundation Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to Student Volunteers

May 3, 2023

The Edward Foundation has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to 10 Edward Hospital student volunteers, who greet visitors, deliver flowers, transport patients and assist behind the scenes at the hospital. Each of the following students from area high schools will receive a $2,000 scholarship:

Aparnaa Ananthakrishnan, Aurora; Nathan Wang, Naperville; Avani Mathur, Aurora; Elyse Huang, Naperville; Alexandria Tang, Naperville; Kaley Conroy, Naperville; Mackenzie Welsh, Romeoville; Emaan Faruqi, Naperville; Rohan Patel, Plainfield and Ebere Udeogu, Plainfield.
  • Aparnaa Ananthakrishnan, Aurora, Metea Valley High School
  • Kaley Conroy, Naperville, Neuqua Valley High School
  • Emaan Faruqi, Naperville, Neuqua Valley High School
  • Elyse Huang, Naperville, Naperville North High School
  • Avani Mathur, Aurora, Oswego East High School
  • Rohan Patel, Plainfield, Plainfield North High School
  • Alexandria Tang, Naperville, Naperville North High School
  • Ebere Udeogu, Plainfield, Plainfield North High School
  • Nathan Wang, Naperville, Waubonsie Valley High School
  • Mackenzie Welsh, Romeoville, Romeoville High School

Since it was established in 1990, the Edward Foundation has raised more than $57 million to support Edward Hospital’s community healthcare initiatives, invest in the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology, recruit world-class medical professionals and deliver the highest quality care to almost 1.7 million patients in its service area. To make a donation to or for more information about the Foundation, call (630) 527-3954 or visit