HRMC Foundation awards $9,500 in health care interest scholarships

Posted 7/21/23

HRMC Foundation awards 26 scholarships

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HRMC Foundation awards $9,500 in health care interest scholarships

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HURON — Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) Foundation announces the recipients of 26 Health Care Interest scholarships totaling $9,500, according to Levi Kary, executive director.

“HRMC Foundation interest scholarships are awarded to encourage area students who have an interest in health care to start their studies,” said Kary. “These scholarships can help a student try out a health care major without the pressure of a commitment to return to the community to work.”

HRMC Foundation Interest Scholarship Recipients:
Elle Hoops – Biology/pre-med at the University of South Dakota.
Rheya Wilk – Biology/pre-med at the University of South Dakota
Sidney Salas – Medical Biology at the University of South Dakota
Jeslynn Moody – Nursing at South Dakota State University

Sike Ma Noke – Nursing at South Dakota State University
Kirstie Munsen – Exercise Science at Dakota State University
Courtney Shumaker – Licensed Practical Nursing at Southeast Technical College
Tristan Jensen – Licensed Practical Nursing at Mitchell Technical College

Natalie Evans - Licensed Practical Nursing at Mitchell Technical College
Mason Davis – Pre-Medicine at University of South Dakota
Eh Poh  - Medial Laboratory Science and Biotechnology at Northern State University
Shealay Smith – Human Services Academics at Lake Area Technical College

Shandi Chasing Hawk – Medical Biology at University of South Dakota
Tyson Lien – Biology and Chemistry at Northern State University
Kyra Thielbar – Nursing at Southern State University
Piper Jones - Nursing at South Dakota State

Katie Schoenfelder - Nursing at Augustana University
Casady Dean - Nursing at South Dakota State University
Alexandria Gilbert – Exercise Science at Southwest Minnesota State University

Tyson Ruth - Exercise Science at South Dakota State University

Zoe Martin – Pharmacy at South Dakota State University
Hayle Geyer – Human Biology Pre-Medicine at South Dakota State University
Tenley Buddenhagen – Biology Pre-Medicine at University of Jamestown

Mattlyn Fryberger – Kinesiology at University of South Dakota
Heavan Gainey - Kinesiology at University of South Dakota
Kenlie Fridley – Dental Assisting at Lake Area Technical College

“The HRMC Foundation’s Healthy Huron Scholarship Program provides financial support to help ensure that the Huron area continues to have quality, dedicated health care staff,” explained Kary. “We sincerely appreciate our dedicated donors who make all our scholarship programs possible.”

In addition to these Health Care Interest scholarships, the board also awarded six Commitment scholarships, to students from the region who have committed to work in the community after graduation. The third category of scholarships awarded are Helping Hands Scholarships which were awarded to 15 HRMC employees or their family members.

HRMC Foundation is committed to a Healthy Huron and to ensuring high-quality health care is always available close to home for you, your family and your friends. More information about the Foundation is available online at www.hrmcfoundation.org.