Desert Hills Dental Care awards scholarships

The Daily Times staff
Back row from left, Drs. Clarissa Burgess, Charles Schumacher and Gene Hilton pose for a photo along with the winners of the practice's Health Profession Scholarships, Sidney Tso, front row left, and Eric Ensign.

FARMINGTON — Desert Hills Dental Care recently awarded $1,000 Health Profession Scholarships to two Farmington seniors.

This year’s recipients were Piedra Vista High School graduate Eric Ensign, who will attend the University of New Mexico, and Farmington High School graduate Sydney Tso, who will attended Brigham Young University Idaho.

This is the sixth year the Farmington practice has awarded scholarships to local graduates who plan to study health care.

Drs. Charles Schumacher, Gene Hilton and Clarissa Burgess award the scholarships to "very motivated and worthy high school seniors" to help the students start their careers in health care, according to a press release.