Eight area nursing students received critical funding toward their education and encouragement through Deaconess Foundation Nursing Scholarships. These scholarships, ranging from $1,500 to $5,000, are a collaboration between The Scholarship Foundation, the Deaconess Foundation, and the St. Louis American Foundation. These scholarships are given annually to selected St. Louis-area college students who are pursuing careers in nursing.
2013 recipients include Victoria Crigler, University of Central Missouri; Savannah Edwards, University of Missouri; Brittany Ferrell, University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL); Rachel Sites, Northwest Arkansas Community College; Kayla Stallworth, UMSL; Aleyna Tostado, Maryville University; Riley Wood, Missouri State University; and Jillian Greene, Southeast Missouri State University.
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