Horizon Health Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

Horizon Health Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

06/05/2019

Horizon Health has awarded $6,000 in scholarships to local students to further their education in the medical field. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 school year are as follows:

PCH Volunteers’ Scholarships

Available to high school graduating seniors and Horizon Health employees:

  • $1,000 scholarship – Margaret Herbek, graduating senior at Paris High School. Margaret will attend Ivy Tech Community College and plans to become a surgical technician.
  • $1,000 scholarship – Breanna Astrosky, a CNA in Horizon Health’s Dermatology Department. Breanna is working toward an associate’s degree in nursing at Lincoln Trail College. She plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing and become a nurse practitioner.
PCH Volunteers’ – Pat Spillman Memorial Scholarships

Available to high school graduating seniors and Horizon Health employees to further their education in nursing:

  • $500 scholarship – Olivia Allison, graduating senior at Kansas High School. Olivia will study nursing at Lake Land College.
  • $500 scholarship – Natalie Sherwood, a CNA at Horizon Health’s Paris Clinic. Natalie is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing at Indiana State University.
Doc Acklin Healthcare Scholarships

Available to graduating seniors from Paris Cooperative High School who embody the character traits of the late Dr. James Acklin (scholastic ability, participation in athletics, and character):

  • $1,000 scholarship – Brooklyn Westerfield, of Paris, who will study animal sciences/pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • $1,000 scholarship – Emilee Roush, of Paris, who will study nursing at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Nursing Foundation Scholarships

Available to applicants who are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted into, a nursing program. These scholarships are provided by Horizon Health’s Department of Nursing.

  • $500 scholarship – Carly Wilson, of Paris, who is attending Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
  • $500 scholarship – Taylor Stevens, of Paris, who is attending Lake Land College.

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