The Paul Hamblin Memorial Scholarship given to Sandlin and Bramlett

TUPELO, Miss.—Dean Hancock (left), president of the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi, recently presented $600 scholarships to Haley Sandlin of Baldwyn and Allen Bramlett of Pontotoc in memory of Paul Hamblin, who served as director of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Pathology Department from 1961-1970. In August, Sandlin will graduate from Mississippi State University and Bramlett will graduate from the University of Mississippi. Upon successful completion of NMMC’s medical laboratory science program, the students will be eligible for national certification. Working closely with them are Toni Presley, administrative director of the NMMC Pathology Department and Lee Montgomery, director of NMMC’s Medical Laboratory Science Program. The Paul Hamblin Memorial Scholarship has been given annually since 1972. For more information on the NMMC Medical Laboratory Science Program, contact Montgomery at (662) 377-3066 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375), or visit


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