Area Students Awarded Davis Family Nursing Scholarship

Tri-County Health Care Foundation is proud to have awarded five $2,500 scholarships to area nursing students. The recent recipients are:

  • Roland Gilbert III, M-State, Wadena
  • Autumn Jahnke, M-State, Wadena
  • Dana Meemken, Bemidji State University
  • Shelby Pulju, University of Jamestown
  • Alexis Rankka, North Dakota State University

A total of $12,500 in scholarships was distributed to deserving students in an accredited nursing program. Recipients are chosen using a blind selection process from the eligibility criteria established. The applicant should have residential ties to the Tri-County Health Care service area in Ottertail, Todd and Wadena counties.

The family of Gary and Benda Davis, of Wadena, and the Tri-County Health Care Governing Board established the Davis Family Nursing Scholarship in 2010 to give back to the community, inspire others to pay it forward and encourage qualified individuals to pursue a health care career in nursing.

The Tri-County Health Care Foundation is a private charity established in 1994 by Tri-County Health Care to attract and administer charitable funds for the benefit of the communities and surrounding areas served by Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.

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