May 17th, 2002

The Great River Medical Center Auxiliary has awarded scholarships to 13 area students who are pursuing college degrees in health-related fields. The 2002-2003 school-year recipients are:

Continuing education:

Travis Eastin, West Burlington, Iowa; medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Sara Marquardt, Mediapolis, Iowa; nursing, Southeastern Community College (SCC)

Matthew Moore, Burlington, Iowa; medicine, Creighton University

Sarah Schuff, West Burlington; nursing, SCC

Nichole Twedt, West Burlington, exercise science/physician assistant, University of Iowa

High-school graduates:

Sarah Brokaw, Stronghurst, Ill.; radiologic technology, Quincy University

Justin Brueck, Burlington; biology/premedical, Central College

Emily Butler, Burlington; premedical, University of Iowa

Ashley Gulick, Danville, Iowa; physics/premedical, University of Iowa or SCC

Holly Kramer, Donnellson, Iowa; premedical; SCC

Adrienne Patterson, Kalona, Iowa; medical illustration, Eastern Mennonite University or Hesston College

Nontraditional students:

Heather Moehn, Burlington; nursing, SCC

Melinda Wallerich, West Burlington; nursing, SCC

Each year, the Great River Medical Center Auxiliary accepts and reviews scholarship applications for students who wish to pursue health-care careers. Scholarship applications for high-school seniors are available in the counseling offices at area high schools. Other applications are available at Southeastern Community College and Great River Medical Center's Volunteer Office. For more information, please call (319) 768-3340.