The Dearborn County Hospital Foundation recently hosted its annual scholarship banquet at the Dearborn Country Club.
Sixteen Class of 2013 high school graduates received $500 scholarships through the Dearborn County Hospital Foundation High School Senior Scholarship Program. In addition, nine students were awarded grant/loans as part of the DCHF and DCH Healthcare Student Grant/Loan Program, reports Anita Benning, DCH community relations director.
Scholarship recipients included: Rachel Hensley, Milan, a South Ripley High School graduate enrolled in the University of Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, Anna F. Woods Estate Award; Jennifer Rowell, Rising Sun, a Rising Sun High School graduate seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Wesleyan University, Edward & Grace Gray Scholarship; Brandi Burks, West Harrison, a Franklin County High School graduate attending the University of Alabama to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Dearborn County Hospital Medical Staff Award; and Conner Struewing, Sunman, an East Central High School graduate attending Ball State University to pursue a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree, Dearborn-Ohio County Medical Society Scholarship.
Also, Erika Rasnick, Brookville, a FCHS graduate who is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Indianapolis, Elizabeth Anderson Award; and Ashley Ahaus, Milan, a Milan High School graduate attending the University of Indianapolis to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, and Ashley Hammond, Osgood, a Jac-Cen-Del High School graduate who will work toward her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Manchester University, DCH Auxiliary Awards.
Also, Cortney Karn, Moores Hill, a MHS graduate who is attending Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Noshir R. Toddywalla, M.D., Memorial Scholarship; Kayla Rowlette, Dillsboro, a South Dearborn High School graduate pursuing a pharmacy degree from Butler University, and Rachel Whitham, Florence, a Switzerland County High School graduate pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in radiologic and imaging sciences at the University of Southern Indiana, Anna Cook O’Brien scholarships; Megan Bachmann, Greendale, a Lawrenceburg High School graduate planning to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Anderson University, Lawrenceburg Lions Club Scholarship; and Clare Struewing, Sunman, an ECHS graduate enrolled in the pre-physical therapy program at Ball State University, United Community Bank Award.