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Crystal Run Healthcare Presents Minisink High School Graduate, Kathryn Heilfurth, with Healthcare Scholarship


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Middletown, N.Y. – June 21st, 2017 – Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer,  Michelle A. Koury, MD, and Chief Human Resources Officer, Mary DeFreitas, BBA, MPS, presented Minisink High School Senior, Kathryn Heilfurth with the Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 at the Middletown Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club scholarship award dinner held on June 20th at the Eagles Nest in Bloomingburg, NY. This year’s scholarship presentation is the fifth consecutive year that Crystal Run has offered it, in partnership with the Middletown BPW, and is one of numerous scholarships that the practice has given to local high school students pursuing higher education in a healthcare related field since 2005.


Kathryn Heilfurth is a 2017 graduate of Minisink High School and will attend East Stroudsburg University this fall semester, where she will major in Nursing. Ms. Heilfurth was selected to receive this scholarship based on her academic performance, community involvement, and her interest in healthcare.


“On behalf of the practice, I am pleased to present Kathryn with this year’s healthcare scholarship.  Not only has Ms. Heilfurth excelled in academics, but she is dedicated to furthering her career in healthcare and helping others, which is why we are honored to present her with this year’s scholarship,” said Dr. Michelle A. Koury, Chief Operating Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare.


Crystal Run Healthcare has long been committed to giving back to the local community as well as supporting youth education through scholarships. Since 2005, Crystal Run Healthcare has donated nearly forty thousand dollars in scholarships to local high school students.