Seven area high school graduates and one TriStar Horizon employee have been selected to receive scholarship awards totaling $6,000 through the TriStar Horizon Volunteers Scholarship Program.
Recipients from Creek Wood High School include Anna Edmonson, James “JJ” Higgins, Chase Ingram, Hannah Lovell, and Angelena Siebuhr. Higgins and Ingram are pursuing careers in radiology. Lovell and Edmonson plan to study nursing. Siebuhr wants to become a midwife.
Students who received the scholarship from Dickson County High School are Keirsten Daniel and Keirstyn List. Both Daneil and List have plans to enter the field of nursing.
Salvador Bernudez, a TriStar Horizon nurse technician, will be entering the nursing program at the local Freed-Haldeman University.
Scholarships from the TriStar Horizon Volunteers are awarded annually to eligible high school seniors from Creek Wood and Dickson County High Schools as well as TriStar Horizon employees who wish to continue their education in a healthcare related field.
“These students have worked so hard and we feel confident they will go on to make an impact on countless lives through the pursuit of a health care profession,” said Eloise Jones, chairman of the TriStar Horizon Volunteers Scholarship Committee. “We’re honored to provide these scholarships to such deserving individuals.”