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Central Scholarship Elects Vic Broccolino to Board of Directors

Posted 09.20.12

Central Scholarship Elects New Board Member

Victor Broccolino joins Central Scholarship’s Board of Directors

Baltimore, MD (September 18, 2012)- Central Scholarship has elected Victor Broccolino to its Board of Directors. Mr. Broccolino will join fellow business leaders, community members, and educational advocates on the board.

Mr. Broccolino is the President and CEO of Howard County General Hospital, A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Mr. Broccolino has spent most of his professional life in healthcare and has been president of Howard County General Hospital for more than 20 years. He has more than 40 years of experience in hospital administration. Before becoming president and CEO of Howard County General Hospital in 1990, he was CEO of Baltimore’s Bon Secours Health Corp. Inc., and operator of the city’s Bon Secours Hospital, where he began his service as controller in 1972. Before assuming the controller’s position at Bon Secours, Mr. Broccolino had served in that capacity at Baltimore’s Franklin Square Hospital, where he first worked as an assistant controller beginning in 1966.

Mr. Broccolino has long been a supporter of Central Scholarship. He established a named fund at Central Scholarship for Howard County General Hospital in the early 2000s and has been a champion for the mission of Central Scholarship ever since.  In 2011, he served as a panelist for Central Scholarship’s College Cash program, as a representative for the healthcare industry, sharing with students the qualities he looks for when hiring.

“We are thrilled to have Vic join our board. We’ve appreciated his commitment to Central Scholarship over the years and we look forward to working with him in this new role,” says Jan Wagner, President, Central Scholarship. “Coming from the healthcare industry, Vic represents a large segment of our students. His expertise in this industry will help us to improve the way we serve these students.”

 Central Scholarship enables students to pursue education or training after high school through scholarship opportunities and interest-free loans that fund the gap after all other financial aid has been awarded.  Established in 1924 and with over $1 million in scholarships awarded annually, we screen student applications against dozens of scholarship opportunities according to criteria established by our donors.  With a deep connection to our students and the local community, our uniqueness is in our approach:  we are investing in the future of our students, their families and the neighborhoods in which they live.

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