RMC’S 2018 Junior Volunteer of the Year Named and Officers Installed



 Junior Volunteer of the Year
Morgan Blanchard
of Orangeburg


2018-2019 Junior
Volunteer Officers

Pictured from left are:
Morgan Blanchard, President
Khushbu Patel, Vice President Shivani Patel, Secretary
Christopher Key, Treasurer

The members of the Regional Medical Center's Junior Volunteer program recently named Morgan Blanchard the 2018 Junior Volunteer of the Year.

“I like interacting with different people and helping my community,” said Blanchard. “I want to be a nurse practitioner, so volunteering at the hospital is good experience.”

Blanchard, who lives in Orangeburg, joined RMC’s Auxiliary Junior Volunteer program this year and has served more than 100 hours at RMC.

Blanchard is a rising senior at Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5’s High School for Health Professions in Orangeburg. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental (ASCEND) skills enrichment program, and secretary of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). She is a part of the Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School varsity volleyball team. She is a 2018 delegate for Palmetto Girls’ State.

In addition to naming Junior Volunteer of the Year, the 2018-2019 Junior Volunteer officers of the Regional Medical Center were recently installed at their annual service awards program. The officers for coming year are: Morgan Blanchard, president; Khushbu Patel, vice president; Shivani Patel, secretary; and Christopher Key, treasurer.

For more information on the Junior Volunteer Program at the Regional Medical Center, contact Assistant Director of Volunteer Services Pat Whetsell at 803-395-2432 (toll free in SC: 800-476-3377, ext. 2432).


About Volunteer Services at the Regional Medical Center

The Volunteer Dervices Department of Regional Medical Center was established in 1970 to offer an extra dimension of care and service to patients, their families and visitors, as well as to provide supportive services for the facility’s staff. The Regional Medical Center's Auxiliary, which includes adult and junior volunteers (teens to seniors), represents a large cross section of the community.

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