The Western Maryland Health System awarded $1,000 each to high school students, from left, Katherine Bussard, Madison Offstein and Haven Mackie for completing the requirements of the WMHS Wellness Ambassador program. At right is Kevin Turley, vice president of operations for the health system. The program required the students to develop and facilitate their own health and wellness project in Allegany County. A Wellness Ambassador is a person who is passionate about health and uses their enthusiasm to motivate and inspire others.
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