Guthrie Presents Awards at Night of Champions

June 26, 2019

Guthrie was the presenting sponsor of two scholarships given during the Night of Champions awards dinner hosted by ESPN Ithaca on June 9 in Ithaca, N.Y.

Awards for Coaches of the Year were given on behalf of Guthrie to Alicia Learn, girls’ basketball coach at Watkins Glen High School and Benji Parkes, boys' soccer coach at Lansing High School. These coaches are then able to select a student from their team to receive the scholarships. Students receiving the scholarships are Taylor Kelly at Watkins Glen High School and Matthew Kirkwood at Lansing High School.

Night of Champions is an annual event that recognizes local scholar athletes in both girls’ and boys’ sports and their coaches and celebrates their achievements. The evening featured a dinner and remarks from Guthrie Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Choi.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.

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ESPN Ithaca Representative, Winner Alicia Learn and Guthrie Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Joseph Choi


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ESPN Ithaca Representative, Winner Benji Parkes and Guthrie Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Joseph Choi