Cushing Hospital presents scholarships
Cushing Hospital has awarded seven scholarships to individuals planning to go into a health-related field.
Two were new this year.
The Dorothy and John Murray Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Elizabeth Landon, daughter of Mary Gates and Ronald Landon.
She is a senior at Platte HiII High School and plans to attend Central Missouri State University to study nursing.
Also new this year was the Henry and Marilyn Meiners Scholarship, which was awarded to Tiffany M. Harris from Pleasant Ridge High School.
She is the daughter of Danny and Diana Harris. Tiffany plans to attend Northeast Kansas Technical School for her LPN, then on to Park College for her RN.
The scholarship for one entering an area of health care who was ever a Junior Volunteer, Candy Striper, is the Cavaner-Stiglmire Scholarship.
It was awarded to Sarah Lindsay. Sarah is the daughter of Carol and Steve Lindsay. She is a graduate of Leavenworth High School and is attending Missouri Western State College working toward her degree in nursing.
One of the W. Vashti Newman Scholarships was presented to Jennifer Lynn.
She is the daughter of Linda and Elvin Lynn and is a senior at Basehor-Linwood High School, studying at KCKCC, and plans to attend Kansas State University to study Occupational Therapy.
The Maxine Euler-Rosenkrantz-Dorothy Wentworth Memorial Fund Scholarship was given to Emily Sturgeon.
Emily is the daughter of Steve and Tracy Sturgeon and is a senior at Tonganoxie High School. She plans to attend Johnson County Community College to study Human Biology.
Two scholarships go to Cushing Hospital employees.
The W. Vashti Newman Scholarship recipient was Joyce M. Lueck. She works in Obstetrics and attends Sanford Brown College, where she is studying toward her degree.
Susan Clem received the Dr. James Risdon Scholarship; she works in the Ambulatory Surgical Care Unit and is studying Peri-Anesthesiology Care.