SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards

August 13, 2020

SoutheastHEALTH Foundation has announced recipients of healthcare scholarships made possible by the Foundation and the generosity of individual and family donors. Thirty-one students received $42,500 in scholarship awards.

SoutheastHEALTH Foundation President Patti Ranzini said, “Because of the generosity of donors, our scholarship recipients are working to enter a field dedicated to helping others. Our scholarship programs not only make a difference to patients, but also to our communities, as scholars meet their academic goals and enter the healthcare work force.”

Since 1962, the SoutheastHEALTH Foundation has awarded over $1.1 Million to local scholars. These funds have supported the education of over 1,240 current and future healthcare workers for our region. 

This year’s recipients include:

Enrolled in SoutheastHEALTH College of Nursing and Health Sciences programs:

  • Audrey Beggs, Polly DuVal Kinder Scholarship
  • Keionna Howard, L.P. Maxwell, MD, Scholarship
  • Mariah Bullington, Hutson Family Scholarship
  • McKenzie Belt, Ilena Aslin Scholarship
  • Lauren Alexander, Jean Chapman, MD, Scholarship
  • Shelby Wunderlich, Karen Crites Henderickson, EdD, RN, NEA-BC Scholarship
  • Allison Woodfin, Dorothy Kies Penzel Scholarship
  • Madalyn Tilley, Balsamo Family Scholarship
  • Andrea VanGennip, James W. Wente Scholarship
  • Keely Felts, Margaret Foster Roberts Scholarship
  • Winter Brodrick, Nancy Ann Bray Scholarship
  • Katara Pruett, William and Martina Scott Scholarship
  • Sarah Hill, Ronald James Schwent Nursing Scholarship
  • Kenna Sadler, Sheila R. Caskey, PhD, Scholarship
  • Miranda Maddox, Tom Welch Radiography Scholarship
  • Cody Gills, Hazel Harrison Strickler Scholarship
  • Brittany Zimmerman, Hazel Harrison Strickler Scholarship

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center

  • Shannon Davis, Charlotte Black Sargent Scholarship

Three Rivers College

  • Sarah Calhoun, Ilena Aslin Scholarship

University of Washington

  • Cynthia Hoffman, Margaret Foster Roberts Scholarship

A.T. Still University

  • Jacob Manier, SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Scholarship

Cox College

  • Cassidy Sawyer, SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Scholarship

Arkansas State University

  • Austin Bucher, O.D. Niswonger Scholarship
  • Tayla Meyr, SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Auxiliary Scholarship

Central Methodist University

  • Tracy Lewis, SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Auxiliary Scholarship

Mineral Area College

  • Jacquelyn Twidwell, Elda Haertling Scholarship

US Bank Foundation Giving Program-Grant

  • Lacee Baker
  • Matthew Lynn
  • Brittany Matthew
  • Anthony McGhee
  • Alisia Reed