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Education Assistance Awarded to Arkansas City Staff

Congratulations to Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor staff members Elizabeth (Libby) Hooley and Gabriela (Gabby) Ramos for receiving education assistance from PMMA for the 2021-22 school year.

Elizabeth (Libby) Hooley

Libby joined the Presbyterian Manor team in March 2018 as a PRN certified nurse assistant. In 2018, she became a full-time employee and obtained her medication aide certification.

“Libby is a very determined young woman, very vocal advocating for residents and co-workers.  She is focused on doing what is best for the residents no matter what,” said Sarah Griggs, executive director at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor.

Libby is working to complete prerequisites for the nursing program at Cowley County Community College.

“I appreciate the opportunities through PMMA, and the educational assistance will continue moving me forward in the health care field. Thank you,” said Libby.

Gabriela (Gabby) Ramos

Gabby joined the Presbyterian Manor team as a certified nursing assistant in health care in May of 2016. She obtained her certified medication aide certification in August 2019.  

“Gabby is dedicated, compassionate, reliable, genuine, caring, energetic, and a team player. I could go on and on. During this past 14 months, her character and strength were unending,” said Griggs.

Gabby has been accepted in the Licensed Practical Nurse program at Pioneer Technical College.  

“Thank you PMMA!  I can’t express my sincere gratitude to you for making me a 2021-2022 recipient of educational assistance. I am very thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor and I am deeply appreciative of all your support you have given me. By awarding me the PMMA scholarship, you have lightened my financial burden which allows me to focus more on the most important aspects of school, learning. Your generosity has inspired me to help others and give back to the community and help support our mission here at PMMA,” said Gabby.

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