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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS (1991-2017)

2017 

Advanced Degree - Doctoral
Victoria Reiser, BSN, RN | University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Advanced Degree - Masters
Abigail Schmuck, BSN, CCRN | Messiah College | Resides in Camp Hill, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Megan Marmol | Carlow University School of Health and Wellness | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion
Julia Rider | Slippery Rock University | Resides in Hanover, PA

Diploma
Naomi Nii | Roxborough Memorial School of Nursing | Resides in Philadelphia, PA

Licensed Practical Nursing
Natasha Parker | Lancaster County Career & Technology Center Practical Nursing Program | Resides in Lititz, PA

PhD Degree
Sarah Belcher, BSN, RN OCN | University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing | Resides in Pittsburgh, PA 


2016

Advanced Degree
Erin Buchan, Robert Morris University, resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Aparna Gupta, Chatham University, resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Eleanor Turi, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion
Melissa Myers, Venango College of Clarion University, resides in Greensburg, PA

Diploma
Kristy Jovovich, Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing, resides in Bristol, PA

Licensed Practical Nursing
Kathryn Gallagher, Penn State Hazleton Practical Nursing Program, resides in Hazleton, PA

PhD Degree
Taya Irizarry, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Pittsburgh, PA

 

2015

Advanced Degree
Rita Linus, West Chester University’s Doctor of Nurse Practice Program, resides in Dresher, PA. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Emily Doron, Messiah College, resides in Fairless Hills, PA. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion
Jendiss Robinson, Venango College of Clarion University, resides in Mars, PA.

Diploma
Nicole Wetzel, Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences – Nursing Program, resides in Boyertown, PA.

 

2014 

Licensed Practical Nursing Program
Brittany Kennedy, Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, resides in Arnold, PA.

Associate Degree
Kelly Kilcoyne, Penn State Worthington Scranton, resides in Warrington, PA.

Diploma
Allison A. Bossler, Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, resides in Reading, PA.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion
Jody Garich, Mercyhurst University North East RN to BSN Program, resides in Erie, PA.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Margaret (Molly) Moore, University of PA School of Nursing, resides in Haverford, PA

Mikayla Marie Pollaci, Duquesne University School of Nursing, resides in Cranberry Township, PA.

Advanced Degree
Marsena Ruth Pelton, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Saxonburg, PA

PhD Degree
Theresa A. (Timcheck) Koleck, PhD Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Pittsburgh, PA.

 

2013

Licensed Practical Nurse Program
Ketona Ford, Chester County Intermediate Practical Nursing Program, resides in Honey Brook, PA

Associate Degree
Elaine Pleet, Reading Area Community College, resides in Wyomissing, PA  

Diploma
Vanda Soldati, Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing, resides in Buckingham, PA 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
Jennifer DalMonte, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, resides in Exton, PA 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program
Suzanne Swift, Chatham University, resides in Gibsonia, PA

Advanced Degree
Benjamen Adcock, University of Pittsburgh, resides in Pittsburgh, PA                  
Tosha Lee, Temple University, resides in North Hills, PA

PhD Degree
Teresa Hagan, PhD Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2012 

  • Amanda Jo Jacks, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, resides in New Holland, PA, LPN Degree
  • Tracey J. Hepner, Jefferson School of Nursing, Danville Campus, resides in Lewisburg, PA, Associate Degree
  • Amber Clements, Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing, Resides in Sellersville, PA, Diploma
  • Kathryn L. Fowler, Chatham University, resides in Pittsburgh, PA, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion
  • Laryn Smith, Robert Morris University, resides in Saint Marys, PA, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Nichole Wagner, DeSales University, resides in Walnutport, PA, Advanced Degree
  • Khalil Yousef, PhD Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, resides in Pittsburgh, PA, PhD

2011

  • Judith A. Veron, Penn State Practical Nursing Program,Licensed Practical Nursing Program
  • Kayla Elaine Baker, Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Associate Degree
  • Jodi Marie Zahurak,Conemaugh School of Nursing, Diploma                                        
  • Sara Rachel Anderson, Carlow University School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
  • Lauren Peters, Duquesne University, School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
  • Jennifer Reed, Immaculata University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program                                                                                                                 
  • Brenda L. Hage, DNP Program, Chatham University, Advanced Degree 
  • Elizabeth A. Crago, PhD Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PhD Degree

2010

  • Olivia Lener, Crawford County Career and Technical Center, Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Samantha L. Yucha, Thomas Jefferson University, Associate Degree
  • Laura A. Caimi, Univ of Pittsburgh Med Center Mercy Hosp School of Nursing, Diploma
  • Megan Montgomery, Thomas Jefferson University, Facilitated Academic Coursework Track (FACT) Nursing Program, BSN
  • Omasiel Comrie-Reinert, Bachelor of Science Completion Program, Alvernia Univ,BSN
  • Julie Muckle, CRNA Program, University of Pittsburgh, Advanced Degree in Nursing

2009

  • Elizabeth Barry, Thomas Jefferson University ASN-BSN Program, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Monica DiNardo, University of Pittsburgh, Advanced Degree in Nursing
  • AnnMarie Papa, Waynesburg University, Advanced Degree in Nursing
  • Jeffrey Lee, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, BSN
  • Emily McKenna, Mount Aloysius College, BSN
  • Sandra M. Knowlton, The Reading School of Health Sciences, Diploma

2008

  • Brooke Mlinarich, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Maryann Godshall, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Advanced Practice degree
  • Melanie Heuston, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Advanced Practice degree
  • Lakeetra McClaine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Advanced Practice degree
  • Susan Pedaline, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Advanced Practice degree
  • Amanda Botscheller, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, BSN
  • Meagan Brewer, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, BSN
  • Nicola Graves, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, BSN
  • Jacqueline Herbert, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, BSN
  • Andrea Lang, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, BSN
  • Nina Gonzalez, Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Diploma in Nursing
  • Amy Osman, Center for Arts and Technology, Practical Nursing Program, Coatesville, Practical Nursing Program
  • Casey Summers, Clearfield County Career and Technology Center, Clearfield, Practical Nursing Program

2007 

  • Dawn Linn, Clarion University – Venango Campus, Oil City, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Gena Richardson, Harrisburg Area Community College, Gettysburg, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Christina Pherson, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Advanced Degree in Nursing
  • Amy Sawyer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Advanced Degree in Nursing
  • Nikki Hill, The Pennsylvania State University Nursing Program, State College, BSN
  • Katie Stonelake, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, BSN
  • Lisa Joy Cohen, Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing, Willow Grove, 
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Kim Rice Bickel, Roxborough Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Diploma in Nursing
  • Lisa Marie Lloyd, Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center, Sunbury, Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Elizabeth Wallace, Delaware County Technical School, Practical Nursing Program, Licensed Practical Nursing

2006

  • Doretha Christoph - Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Leigh Weaver - Clarion University, Venago Campus, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • A. Michele Tedder - Indiana University of PA, Monroeville, Advanced practice degree
  • Michelle Ann Dragotta - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Advanced practice degree
  • Nicole DeMarco - The Pennsylvania State University Nursing Program, University Park, BSN
  • Kathryn E. Foster - St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Moravian College, Bethlehem, BSN
  • Lisa Barker Wise - Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing, Lewistown, Diploma in Nursing
  • Denise Kwasnjuk - Abington Memorial Hospital, Dixon School of Nursing, Willow Grove, Diploma in Nursing
  • Lisa Ann Smith - Lenape AVTS, Kittaning, Practical Nursing Program
  • Jamie Wallis - Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, Johnstown, Practical Nursing Program 

 2005

  • Kathleen Parlanti - Penn State Worthington Scranton, Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Kelly Winkelvoss - University of Pittsburgh, Psychiatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN Program
  • Joanna McKee - University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, BSN Program
  • Valerie Moyer - St. Luke’s Hospital, School of Nursing, Diploma Program
  • Amy Reardon - Center for Arts and Technology, Brandywine Campus, Practical Nursing Program
  • Darlene Way - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, Practical Nursing Program

2003

  • Christine R. Haas - Mercyhurst College North East, Associate in Science in Nursing Program
  • Jennifer P. Yakupcin - Villanova University College of Nursing, MSN: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Maryellen Guinan - University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science, School of Nursing
  • Lindsay Kristine Black - Jameson Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing Diploma
  • Francine P. Speers - Center for Arts and Technology, Brandywine Campus, Practical Nursing Program

 2002

  • Melissa Heather Teske-White - Gwynedd-Mercy College School of Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing Program
  • Emily Norman - Mansfield University, Robert Packer Department of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree Program
  • Christine A. Zelko - St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Diploma Nursing Program
  • Marisa Salata - Hazleton Area Vocational- Technical School, Practical Nursing Program
  • Deborah J. Keener - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, Practical Nursing Program
  • Dimitra H. Georgelos - Villanova University, College of Nursing, Advanced Nursing Education Program

2001

  • Lailatullah Burgos, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
  • Helen Callahan, Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh
  • Michael DiJulia, LaSalle University, Philadelphia
  • Angela Pruner, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh
  • Elizabeth Vassallo, Eastern Center for Arts and Technology, Willow Grove

2000

  • Rochelle Lyn Allison, Lycoming College
  • Denise Baldwin, Presbyterian Medical Center School of Practical Nursing
  • Linda R. Clark, Presbyterian Medical Center School of Practical Nursing
  • Ruth Ellen Elsasser, Mansfield University
  • Sherry L. Maikits, Allentown College of St. Frances de Sales
  • Sharon Lyn Weidner - Allentown College of St. Frances de Sales

1999

  • Ellen A Reynolds, University of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Heather Lynne Pennington, Thiel College, BSN Program
  • Melissa D. MacCorkle, Schuylkill Training and Technology Center, LPN Program

1998

  • Bernice Brennan, Holy Family College Of Nursing
  • Jamie D. Brown, Mercer County Career Center
  • Maria Dowds, Duquesne University School Of Nursing

1996

  • Geriann H. Ditch, Geisinger School of Nursing
  • Robin B. Hairston, St. Helena’s Community High School
  • Amy O’Neal, Carlow College
  • Mandy Riker, Messiah College
  • Patricia Scobo, Northampton Co. Area Community College 
  • Kathy Stevens, Penn State Mont Alto

1995

  • Jennie Bernier, Crawford County Area Vo-Tech PNP
  • Mary Huboky, Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing
  • Patricia Scobo, Northampton Co. Area Community College
  • Robert Tarr, Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing
  • Bonita Timins, University of Scranton
  • Amy Wetzel, Selinsgrove, PA

1994

  • Atiya Abdelmalik, Community College of Philadelphia
  • Jennifer Brandtonies, Dusquesne University
  • Karen Fahrney, Penn State University
  • Nancy Francoforte, Monroe County Vo-Tech PNP
  • Ayannah Shakurah Gentry, Temple University
  • Heather Sprecker, Dusquesne University School of Nursing

1993

  • Melissa Sue Beard, Thiel College 
  • Donna Benson-Rogers, Geisinger Medical Center 
  • Pamela Blank Herschfeld, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Teya Christine Kamel, Carlow College
  • Mandy Riker, Messiah College
  • Heather Sprecker, Dusquesne University School of Nursing
  • Jean D. Stabilito, Eastern Montgomery County AVTS, School of Practical Nursing
  • Karen S. Stork, Reading Area Community College
  • John A. Sunny, Presbyterian Medical Center of Pennsylvania School of Practical Nursing
  • Melissa Ann Taylor, Wilkes University 
  • Becky L. Wineman, West Penn Hospital School of Nursing

1992

  • Kathleen Fowler Bolden, Messiah College
  • Jennifer Brandtonies, Dusquesne University
  • Magdalynne Cox, Germantown Hospital and Medical Center School of Nursing 
  • Mark D. Harrison, Penn State University
  • Linda Ireland, Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia School of Practical Nursing
  • Stewart Kraynak, Harrisburg Area Community College
  • Erica J. Lewis, Saint Francis College 
  • Karen Quinlan, Upper Bucks County Area Vo-Tech School
  • Beth E. Sensenig, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing
  • Anita M. Tressler, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Monica R. Walter, Frankford Hospital School of Nursing

1991

  • Monica Acker, Dusquesne University
  • Michele Boyer, Neumann College 
  • Brynn-Marie Farrell, Villanova University 
  • Amanda Higgins, University of Pennsylvania
  • Michelle Anna Howell, University of Pennsylvania
  • Christina A. Kautz, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Julie King, Jameson Hospital School of Nursing
  • Janice H. Marek, Upper Bucks LPN Program
  • Judith A. Montes, Cedar Crest College
  • Kerri Christine Potsko, Geisinger School of Nursing