Greenwood, S.C.- May 31, 2018 – Self Regional Healthcare Foundation recently awarded two Piedmont Technical College students scholarships to assist with their respiratory therapy studies.

Kayla Ann Cleveland and Ebony Simone Clark are recipients of the M. John and Drenda Heydel Respiratory Therapy Scholarship and each received $1,000 in scholarship funds. Cleveland and Clark are first-year respiratory therapy program students.

Heydel Scholarship 2018

Scholarship recipients Kayla Cleveland (left)and Ebony Clark (right) receive their Scholarship certificates from John Heydel, Founder of the M. John and Drenda Heydel Respiratory Therapy Scholarship.

The M. John and Drenda Heydel Respiratory Therapy scholarship, named in honor of former respiratory therapist and Self Regional Healthcare President and CEO John Heydel and his wife Drenda, is available to first- and second-year students enrolled in the respiratory therapy program at Piedmont Technical College.


About Self Regional Healthcare Foundation: Self Regional Healthcare Foundation primarily funds health-related programs and projects at Self Regional Healthcare, a not-for-profit, regional referral hospital that provides care to residents of Greenwood, Abbeville, Laurens, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield and Newberry counties. Services include prevention and wellness, acute care and tertiary care services including cancer care, neurosurgery, heart and vascular surgery, NICU, orthopedics and genetics.