At their February District 10 meeting, administrators announced and awarded four nursing students at district facilities with $500 George F MacKenzie Scholarships. The recipients were chosen by a selection committee within the district, and employing facilities each paid $250 toward each scholarship.
The winners were:
- Melissa Horn – Barron Care and Rehab
- Heidi Birdsill – Ladysmith Nursing Home
- Brittany Nelson – Oakbrook Health and Rehab
- Jean Gerbig – Park View Home
The George F. MacKenzie Scholarship provides financial assistance to students pursuing a degree related to long-term care and health services. The scholarship has provided more than $150,000 in aid!
Did you know? Staff from WHCA/WiCAL member facilities, business partners, and their families are eligible for scholarships! Visit whcawical.org/scholarship for more details.
Students from all districts are encouraged to apply for the George F. MacKenzie Scholarships to support the educational needs of Wisconsin’s long-term care community!