Regional West Foundation awards $85,000 in nursing and health scholarships

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. The Regional West Foundation’s Board of Directors awards $85,000 in scholarships to 41 students enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing West Nebraska Division, Western Nebraska Community College and the Regional West School of Radiologic Technology.

41 students enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing West Nebraska Division, Western Nebraska Community College and the Regional West School of Radiologic Technology received these scholarships. (Regional West)

Kennedy Cyza was awarded a $10,000 Regional West Foundation scholarship and Trevor Benevides was awarded the $10,000 Phyllis Gerke Nursing scholarship.

Hannah Harwager, Shayleen Behm and Rebecca Goldrick were each awarded $5,000 Phyllis Gerke Nursing scholarships. Two nursing students, Leah Newman and Marisa Servido, were awarded $2,500 Phyllis Gerke scholarships.

Phyllis Gerke scholarships are available to nursing students at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing West Nebraska Division or Western Nebraska Community College. Applicants must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and desire to pursue employment in Regional West’s service area.

The Foundation awarded 24 additional $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled at the UNMC College of Nursing.

Regional West School of Radiologic Technology students Ashley Perrine, Abigayle Martin, Danielle Johnson, Anna Yanke, Amber McClanahan, and Megan Capal were also awarded scholarships totaling $7,000.

The Regional West Foundation also announced the winners of the James Massey Surgical Technology scholarships for the 2020 spring semester. Adrianna Welsh and Kinley Vowers were each awarded $1,500 to attend the Surgical Technology program at Western Nebraska Community College.

For more information about Regional West Foundation scholarships or to make a donation, contact the Foundation office at 308-630-2244, email Julie.Marshall@rwhs.org, or visit RegionalWestFoundation.org.