Mary Rutan Foundation awards medical scholarships


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Forty-three Logan County residents pursuing degrees in the medical field were awarded medical scholarships and loans by Mary Rutan Foundation.

With a strong commitment to its Medical Scholarship and Loan Program, Mary Rutan Foundation awarded $52,100 to area students this academic school year. This amount brings the overall total to over $1.6 million awarded to area residents since 1992.

“Mary Rutan Foundation is committed to the health and wellness of this community. We understand the importance of investing in the future of individuals pursuing careers in the medical field and look at this program as an investment in the future of health care at Mary Rutan Hospital and across the country”, said Tammy Allison, Foundation Chief Operating Officer.

The 2015/2016 Mary Rutan Foundation Scholarship and Loan Recipients include:

The Beach Medical Education Fund

Ashley Albright, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Zelma Nina Hertenstein Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

Brooklyn Terrill, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Dr. Joseph C. & Florence C. Longfellow Memorial Scholarship Fund

Georgia Cooper, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Emily Elizondo, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Staci Inskeep, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Rachel Leach, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Erin Levine, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Jessica Miller, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Cole Upton, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Angela Downey, Associates Degree Sonography

Ashton Faler, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Rebecca M. Graham, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy

Sarah Holycross, Associates Degree Occupational Therapy Assistant

Tabatha Jacobs, Medical Lab Technician

Roy G. Metz & Miriam A. Metz Nursing Scholarship Fund

Brooke Richard, Associates Degree Registered Nurse

Charlotte L. and Norman R. Miller Memorial Medical Scholarship Fund

Tina Rutherford, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Abigail Siegenthaler, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

MacKenzie Stokes, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Jolene Thompson, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Kaylin Trout, Associates Degree Licensed Practical Nurse

Kacey Adams, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Kristen Brunner, Associates Degree Occupational Therapy Assistant

Heather Comer, Bachelors of Science Medical Laboratory

Christopher Davis, Doctorate of Pharmacy

James F. Milroy Fund

Megan Bingaman, Bachelors Degree Clinical Dietetics

Grace K. Orr/Dr. Edwin Pratt Memorial Medical Scholarship Fund

Dustin Bowers, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Kristine Kidder, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Cherish Lauderback, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Marjorie Rothlar Memorial Medical Scholarship Fund

Rachel Rutan, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Rita Riedmiller Memorial Scholarship Fund

Hali Brewer, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Morgan Hunsicker, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Walter and Janet Sack Medical Memorial Fund

Ashley Burkhammer, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Mary Rutan Foundation General Scholarship Fund

Ashley Albright, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Rachel Rutan, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Brooklyn Terrill, Bachelors Degree Registered Nurse

Kristen Brunner, Associates Degree Occupational Therapy Assistant

Grace Poeppelman, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Angela Downey, Associates Degree Sonography

Alyssa Kauffman, Bachelors Degree Dietetics

Megan McCurle,y Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Whitney Rader, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Jordan Robinaugh, Master of Science in Health Sciences – Physician Assistant

Carley Strzalka, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Haley Tron, Bachelors Degree Radiology

Kathleen Vetorino, Doctorate of Pharmacy

Brett Wisner, Bachelors Degree Athletic Training

Joshua Arehart, Medical Doctor

Larrilyn Yelton, Medical Doctor

Mary Rutan Foundation Medical Student Loan Fund

Joshua Arehart, Medical Doctor

Larrilyn Yelton, Medical Doctor

These scholarships are made possible through Mary Rutan Foundation’s general and named scholarship funds as well as the generous support of memorial donations, bequeaths and individual contributions to Mary Rutan Foundation. For further information about the scholarship program or how you may make a financial contribution, please contact Mary Rutan Foundation at (937) 599-7003.

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Submitted by the Mary Rutan Foundation.

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