CGH Health Foundation announces scholarship winners


CGH Health Foundation announces scholarship winners

STERLING — Ten individuals have been named recipients of CGH Health Foundation nursing and healthcare scholarships. Nearly $18,000 will be funded.

Those selected include:

  • Emily Shearer, CGH Surgical CNA, seeking Associate Degree in Nursing at Sauk Valley Community College - $3,000 Althea Larson Nursing Scholarship
  • Amy Marcinkiewicz, CGH Pharmacy tech, seeking Associate Degree in Nursing at Sauk Valley Community College - $1,000 Edgar and Florence Hall Nursing Scholarship
  • Amber Cooper, Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center, seeking LPN degree at Sauk Valley Community College - $1,500 Ron Smeltzer Nursing Scholarship
  • Ashley Swanson, CGH respiratory therapist, seeking Healthcare Administration degree at Ashford University - $1,000 Marrietta Lilly Healthcare Scholarship
  • Emily Geison, Augustana College Sports Medicine, accepted into Doctorate of Physical Therapy at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine -$1,500 Dr. Carmelo and Dr. Flora Interone Healthcare Scholarship
  • McKenna Pearson - CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, seeking Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Creighton University - $1,500 Dr. Carmelo and Dr. Flora Interone Healthcare Scholarship
  • Morgan Pope, CGH Pediatrics CNA, seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences - $3,000 Sterling Rock Falls Community Trust Healthcare Scholarship

Stacie Shipma, CGH Pharmacy tech, enrolled in dental hygiene program at Carl Sandburg College - $3,000 Sterling Rock Falls Community Trust Healthcare Scholarship

  • Trisha Richards, CGH Ready Care MA, pursuing Licensed Practical Nursing Degree at Sauk Valley Community College - $1,052 Blue Sky Healthcare Education Scholarship
  • Nichole Mitchem, CGH OB/GYN receptionist, in radiologic technology program at Scott Community College - $1,077 Blue Sky Healthcare Education Scholarship

To be eligible for a foundation scholarship, students must have already been accepted into their professional field of study. On-line programs are funded in addition to traditional courses at a campus.

There are two more scholarships available, with a deadline of Friday, Aug. 31. They include the $2,000 Ed Andersen Healthcare Scholarship and the $1,000 Dr. Ralph and Katherine Redmond Nursing Scholarship.

For more information on the scholarships, go to www.cghmc.com/foundation.

 

 

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Winners of the Sterling Rock Falls Community Trust Healthcare Scholarship have been named. The award is provided in partnership with the CGH Health Foundation. Recipients are Stacie Shipma, second from left, and Morgan Pope, fourth from left. With them are Trust Board members from left, Mary Ellen Wilkinson, John Miller, Rock Gentry, Sheila Martinez, John McCormick, Suzy Perino and Pete Dillon.

 

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Ashley Swanson, left, CGH respiratory therapist, is the recipient of the $1,000 Marrietta Lilly Healthcare Scholarship, as presented by sponsor Bill Lilly. right. The grant is funded in partnership with the Bill Lilly Family and the CGH Health Foundation.

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