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InterAct for Change awards scholarships to nursing students

Jul 2, 2021

To support local students in their pursuit of careers in health care, InterAct for Change recently awarded a total of $8,000 in scholarships.

Four students received $2,000 nursing scholarships. Applicants were selected based on academic performance, professional aspirations, compassion in caregiving, employment background, financial need and recommendations. Students are listed with their degree program and university.

  • Anna M. Drake Memorial Scholarship: Anna Lindner of Liberty Township, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Cincinnati.
  • Ida W. Casey Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Doughman of Cincinnati, Master of Science in Nursing, University of Cincinnati.
  • Laura Rosnagle Memorial Scholarship: Katherine Rich of Lebanon, Master of Science in Nursing, University of Cincinnati
  • Rose Hook Scholarship: Renee Oehler of Erlanger, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Thomas More University.

“Nurses are on the front lines of our health care system,” said Francie Wolgin, Senior Program Officer at Interact for Health and coordinator of the scholarship competition. “As experience during the COVID-19 pandemic shows, they provide direct patient care while also supporting the emotional needs of patients and their families."

For more information about the nursing scholarships, please visit the main nursing scholarships page

Lindner Doughman Rich Oehler

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