WMC Auxiliary awards scholarships to local students

Released: 04/29/16

Nine local students pursuing a career in health care were awarded scholarships from the Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary. Pictured (left-right): Nathan Meyer, Dawn Sanderman, Katrina Shindelar, Courtney Bruening, Randi Jo Carolan, Tricia Serres, Kennidee DeVilbiss, and Mariah Schmelzer. Not pictured: Rebecca Rinken.

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

Receiving Auxiliary scholarships were Nathan Meyer, attending NICC for Nursing; Dawn Sanderman, attending Augsburg for her Doctorate of Nursing; Katrina Shindelar, attending University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee for Occupational Therapy; Courtney Bruening, attending Luther College for Nursing; Randi Jo Carolan, attending NICC for Nursing; Tricia Serres, attending Clarke University for Physical Therapy; Mariah Schmelzer, attending Clarke University for Physical Therapy; and Rebecca Rinken, attending Mercy College for Nursing.

For the fourth year, the Auxiliary awarded the Helena Naef scholarship in addition to the Health Career Scholarship. The 2016 Helena Naef scholarship was awarded to Kennidee DeVilbiss, attending Mount Mercy University for 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 2016 scholarship fund.

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