The Pocahontas Healthcare Foundation recently awarded ten area high school seniors scholarships for $500 each. Applications were distributed to the Pocahontas County area high schools in January with a deadline of April 15th for any senior who was pursuing a career in the health care field. Of the ten scholarships there were seven recipients from PAC, two from Newell-Fonda and one from Laurens-Marathon. The PAC recipients of the Foundation scholarships this year were: Emma Anderson, Megan Klaassen, Brooklyn Weidauer, Sydnie Benna, Madeline Vosika, Grace Meyer and Katrina Sauter. Morgan Roberts and Kate Christiansen were the recipients from Newell-Fonda High School. Noah Anderson was the Laurens-Marathon recipient. These scholarships were made possible through generous donations received from the Gary & Kathy Burns Family, James & Julie Roetman, Hughes Pharmacy, Dr. Darwin & Becky Schossow, Erin & Kerry Peterson, Susie & Brent Aden, Rick & Kendra Winegarden, two from the Pocahontas Community Hospital and one from an anonymous donor. The Healthcare Foundation Board would like to congratulate all of these graduating seniors and wish them the best in their future endeavors.
The purpose of the Scholarship is to help high school seniors in Pocahontas County undertake a career in healthcare by providing scholarship funds for their educational expenses.
High school seniors who attend Pocahontas Area Community High School, Laurens-Marathon High School and Newell-Fonda High School are eligible to apply for this scholarship as long as they will be attending an accredited educational institution in pursuit of a career in the field of healthcare.
Scholarship funds may be used to cover legitimate educational expenses including tuition, books, room and board, and other reasonable expenses and are paid directly to the student upon the completion of the students first academic semester – recipient must furnish first semester of college’s transcripts.
The individual scholarship award will be $500.
Click here to download the 2017 Scholarship Application.