WMC Auxiliary Awards 2018 Scholarships

Released: 04/23/18

Eight local students pursuing a career in health care were awarded scholarships from the Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary. Seated (left-right): Michaela Wiltgen and Maria Mertzenich. Standing (left-right): Kelsey Hageman, Jada Vanden Brink, Katherine Belay, Madelyn Monroe and Tiffany Smith. Not pictured: Alexander Bishop.

The Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded scholarships to eight local students pursuing health care professions at its annual spring brunch.

Receiving Auxiliary scholarships were Katherine Belay, NICC for Nursing; Alexander Bishop, Creighton University for Physical Therapy; Kelsey Hageman, Allen College for Radiography; Maria Mertzenich, University of Wisconsin-Madison for Occupational Therapy; Madelyn Monroe, NICC for Nursing; Tiffany Smith, Chamberlain University for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Jada Vanden Brink, Luther College for Athletic Training; and Michaela Wiltgen, University of Iowa for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary offers their annual Health Career Scholarship to residents of Winneshiek County pursuing a health care profession. The applicant must be accepted into an accredited health career program to be eligible. Proceeds from the Auxiliary’s bakeless bake sale, spring brunch and holiday bake sale went toward the 2018 scholarship fund.

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