ATKINSON — West Holt Medical Services Foundation would like to announce the spring 2015 $500 scholarship winners, Payton Kennedy and Jessica Thomassen.
Kennedy is a 2012 graduate of West Holt Public Schools and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center-Lincoln Division. After graduation in May of 2016, she hopes to obtain employment as a Registered Nurse at West Holt Medical Services. Kennedy shares, “I couldn’t be happier with my career choice. I love all aspects that are involved with nursing and truly love taking care of people.”
Thomassen is currently working at West Holt Medical Services as a Registered Nurse. She is furthering her education at the University of Phoenix by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through their online courses. Thomassen obtained her nursing degree from Bryan College of Health Sciences in 2004. Thomassen shares, “I enjoyed growing up in a small town and love that I can contribute my skills to those in need in our community. West Holt Medical Services has given me the opportunity to remain in a small town. My career goal is to become a nurse manager and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree will provide me a solid foundation to achieve this goal.”
The next deadline for the scholarship application submission is November 15. Anyone interested in receiving further information about the scholarship program, please visit our website at www.westholtmed.org and click on the Foundation tab, or call the Foundation office at 402-925-1956.