Announcing the 2018 LOHF Nurse Education Scholarship Recipients

The Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation (LOHF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Nurse Education Scholarship. The purpose of the Nurse Education Scholarship Program is to strengthen the capacity of healthcare professionals in Lancaster County by supporting nursing students.

This year, LOHF is investing $63,000 in the education local nursing students; this includes $22,250 to 14 new scholarship recipients, and the remaining balance to previous recipients who are continuing in a second or third year of their degree program. Since 2003, LOHF has awarded more than $835,000 in scholarships towards the education of nurses who can be found caring for our family members, friends and neighbors.

LOHF nurse education scholarships support nurses in Licensed Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing, as well as advanced degrees and certificate programs such as Certified School Nurse or Family Nurse Practitioner.

“We are thrilled to be able to assist healthcare providers with critical access to financial and educational resources including grants, scholarships, information and trainings. Our Nurse Education Scholarship supports students at leading medical facilities, universities and colleges in Lancaster County and the surrounding region,” explains Anna Brendle Kennedy, LOHF Executive Director.

Recipients of the 2018 Nurse Education Scholarships are:

RN Scholars:

Joshua Lourdon, of Elizabethtown, attending Harrisburg Area Community College – Lancaster Campus

Kate Rohrer, of Strasburg, attending Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Kelsey Stark, of Willow Street, attending Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Tara Stauffer, of Ronks, attending Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

RN to BSN Scholars:

Jeannine Kreider, of Quarryville, attending Eastern Mennonite University

Kaitlyn Richartz, of Lancaster, attending Millersville University

BSN Scholars:

Julie Bianco, of Holtwood, attending Penn State University – Harrisburg

Madison Leakway, of Lititz, attending Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Ashley Mellinger, of Strasburg, attending Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

MSN Scholars:

Natalie Goss, of Lititz, attending Millersville University

Janine Muir, of Kinzers , attending Millersville University

Rhonda Slinghoff, of Lancaster, attending Drexel University

Danielle Sweigart, of Lancaster, attending Millersville University

Reception

A 2018 Nurse Education Scholarship Reception is planned for September 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at Rock Ford Plantation, Lancaster PA. All are welcome. RSVP at info@lohfoundation.org or call (717) 397-8722.

Learn More About Scholarships

To learn more about LOHF Nurse Education Scholarships and how to apply, visit our scholarship program page.

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