The Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) Foundation announces the recipients of 12 scholarships totaling more than $7,000, according to Dr. Jesse Fast, foundation board member and scholarship committee chair.
“Our goal with these scholarships is to encourage students to further their education while pursuing a career in a healthcare field and also encourage HRMC employees and their children in their educational pursuits,” said Dr. Fast. “We had a total of 32 applicants and are pleased to assist the following individuals as they pursue educational degrees and careers in health care.”
General Scholarships (Funded through the HRMC Foundation General Endowment):
Rebecca Goehner, who is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing at the University of South Dakota.
Erin Isackson, who is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing at South Dakota State University.
Mollie Merriam, who is pursuing a doctorate degree in physical therapy at the University of Mary.
Ashley Stoltenburg, who is pursuing a master’s in physician assistant studies at Johnson & Wales University.
Sara Rose Watson, who is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing at Dakota Wesleyan University.
HRMC Employee and Children of Employees Scholarships – (Funded through the Helping Hands Program):
Kristina Boetel, RN, who works as a nurse at HRMC, is pursuing a master’s of science in nursing family nurse practitioner at South Dakota State University.
Kristi Caviezel, who works in the radiology department at HRMC, is pursuing a degree in radiology technology from Mitchell Technical Institute.
Greta Hinricher, who works in the food service department at HRMC, is pursuing a degree in medical laboratory technology at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Tarryn Korkow, RN, who works as a nurse at HRMC, is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing degree from Dakota Wesleyan University.
Sarah Siedel RD, who works as the dietitian at HRMC, is pursuing a master’s degree in nutrition, exercise, and food science/dietetics from South Dakota State University.
Rebekah Storm, RN, who works in HRMC’s obstetrical department, is pursuing a doctorate of nursing practice/family practice from South Dakota State University.
Katlyn Rostyne, RN, who works as a nurse in HRMC’s surgery department, is pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing from Dakota Wesleyan University.
“The HRMC Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial support to individuals who are pursuing a career in a health field while ensuring that the Huron area continues to have quality, dedicated healthcare staff,” explained Dr. Fast. “We sincerely appreciate all of the applicants who took the time to apply, as well as our dedicated donors who make this scholarship program possible.
The mission of the HRMC Foundation is to bring the gifts of the community together to strengthen, support and enhance the Huron Regional Medical Center system of care. More information about the foundation is available online at www.hrmcfoundation.org.