- Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 02:14
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club awarded seven scholarships in May, totaling $13,500. The criteria are based on academic standing, merit, and need. Requirements are the recipients have to reside in Allegheny, Washington, or Westmoreland counties and must be entering their senior year in a diploma, associated degree, bachelor degree, or final semester of a graduate nursing program.
The Club awarded four monetary scholarships this year. Recipients were Melanie Gumina of the University of Pittsburgh, Brianna Iannarelli of Robert Morris University, Jennifer T. Mai of the University of Pittsburgh, and Ekaterina Sorokina of the University of Pittsburgh.
The other three scholarships were monetary gifts donated by families of deceased members. Brianna Henny of Penn State University received the Lenora Weaver Memorial Scholarship. Jennifer Woodcock of California University of Pennsylvania received the Judy Breidigan Memorial Scholarship and Kathryn Hopkins of Robert Morris University received the Mary Agnes Powers Memorial Scholarship.
The 15th Annual Scholarship Fund-Raiser will be held on September 27, 2014 at the South Hills Country Club. All proceeds will be used for the scholarships in 2015. The public is invited to attend the fundraiser luncheon to play cards, board games or just socialize from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call Judy at 412-980-5185.
If you wish to donate to the scholarship fund please mail your check (payable to SWPA RN Club) to Barbara Capezio, 148 Clover Leaf Drive, Carnegie, PA 15106.