Kristin Melville, Executive Director at the WCA Foundation presented Gabriella Chudy with the 2022 Murray S. Marsh Outstanding Student Award at UPMC Chautauqua Medical Laboratory Science Program graduation ceremonies on June 15. Ms. Chudy earned a BS in Medical Technology from SUNY Fredonia. She was presented an award of $500. The Murray S. Marsh Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 in honor of Mr. Marsh’s retirement as CEO of WCA Hospital, now UPMC Chautauqua. The scholarship award is given to outstanding students graduating from UPMC Chautauqua School of Medical Laboratory Science Program and UPMC Chautauqua School of Radiology Program. Faderera Oyedele received the 2022 Murray S. Marsh Outstanding Student Award of $500 presented at the School of Radiology’s graduation ceremony on June 10.  After Marsh’s death in 2015, the endowment has grown and continues to honor his namesake.

To contribute to the Murray S. Marsh Scholarship Fund or to establish an endowed fund in the name of an individual, please contact: Kristin Melville at the WCA Foundation, at or 716-664-8665. The WCA Foundation celebrates 40 years of supporting education, medical equipment, and programs at UPMC Chautauqua. All contributions are restricted to the citizens of Chautauqua County.