Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT, recognized Paulina Margaret Gorecki for her academic achievement and awarded her $2,500 from The Florence Timura Nursing Scholarship to support her endeavors as a nursing student.

Gorecki, who will attend the University of Connecticut School of Nursing to become a registered nurse, has been recognized for academic excellence by being inducted into the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society and achieving first place in the Einstein Division Math Competition.

The Nursing Scholarship Program, funded through the Hospital for Special Care Foundation Inc.'s Annual Giving Program, is focused on advancing nursing careers.