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thumbnail 5Luis Leon, Prime HealthCare Services President of Operations, presents Kathleen Hanlon, PhD., president of Cristo Rey Kansas City High School, a donation of $25,000 from the Prem Reddy Family Foundation. Dr. Prem Reddy is the Founder of Prime Healthcare Services with 38 hospitals in 14 states. Providence Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center, Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs are all member hospitals of Prime Healthcare Services.

The mission at Cristo Rey is to provide a Catholic, college preparatory education enhanced by an innovative corporate work study program to culturally-diverse students with economic need. The four students who work at Providence receive the opportunity to integrate their work experience with their studies to prepare them for a brighter future.

Pictured with Leon and Hanlon are (l to r), Bob Erickson,

St. Joseph Medical Center CEO, senior Lessly Ceniceros,

Dr. Hanlon, Leon, senior Avery Shook and Randy Nyp, CEO of Providence Medical Center.