Monday, June 30, 2008

Courage Center Honors Manasa Kanneganti With EMPOWER Scholarship

MINNEAPOLIS, June 28/PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, Courage Center honoredfour young people with an EMPOWER scholarship. Established in 1994, the EMPOWER scholarship encourages and supports ethnically diverse students to pursue a career in the medical or rehabilitation field.

Manasa Kanneganti, Woodbury, Minn., a 2008 graduate of the Math and Science Academy in Woodbury. She plans to attend Boston University medicalschool with a goal of becoming a neurosurgeon. She would like to help peoplewith spinal cord injuries and brain injuries. She volunteered more than 400hours in her community, including 200 hours at Woodwinds Health Campus.
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