The Eastern Colorado Community Fund announces that the Logan County Nursing Scholarship Fund has awarded four scholarships to help students earn a nursing degree. Each recipient of these $ 1,000 awards is a current student seeking further education.
The winners of the 2021-2022 school year include:
Nicole Barela, Sterling, attends Northeastern Junior College and hopes to get her bachelor’s degree and then continue with her doctorate. Her ultimate goal is to become a pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP).
Kaitlyn Houghton, Sterling, just graduated from NJC as a sophomore nursing student, and this fall she plans to simultaneously attend the University of Northern Colorado to complete her Bachelor of Science degree. Her goal is to become a neonatal nurse.
Lindsey Moos, Iliff, attended the NJC and is continuing her education at the University of Northern Colorado to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and hopes to become a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
Jessica Teter, Sterling, attends NJC and is currently working part-time at Sterling Regional Medical Center as a Certified Practical Nurse (CNA) in the Emergency Department.
Since 1958, the Logan County Nurse Scholarship Association has awarded scholarships to 285 students totaling over $ 373,000. Applications for the 2022-2023 scholarships will be available in mid-January 2022.
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners.
“The Logan County Nursing Scholarship Committee is delighted to be able to offer scholarships and support these local nursing students,” said Mary Sutter, LCNS committee member. “These awards also allow us to invest in the future of northeast Colorado.”
About the Eastern Colorado Community Fund
The Eastern Colorado Community Fund, established in 2015, is a founding fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, a public not-for-profit foundation established in 1975 to benefit charitable organizations and causes in the north and east. from Colorado. The Foundation manages individual charitable funds, scholarships and $ 180 million in assets. Over 75 nonprofits have their endowment funds hosted by the Community Foundation, and many individuals and businesses have established donor-advised funds.