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Crossing Rivers Health Awards Scholarships to Area Class of 2016 High School Graduates

Hospital news | Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Contact: Crossing Rivers Communications

Congratulations and best of luck to the following individuals who were chosen by the Crossing Rivers Health Scholarship Committee as recipients of a continuing education scholarship in their chosen health occupation:

Prairie du Chien Senior High School

Angela Elmquist, Physical Therapy - $8,000 deferred

Kelsey Hebel, Nursing - $8,000 deferred

Brittany O’Connell, Nursing - $8,000 deferred

Lindsey Ohlert, Nursing - $8,000 deferred

Shalli Poots, Nursing - $4,000 deferred

Paige Rickleff, Radiology - $4,000 deferred

MFL MarMac High School

Chaun ‘te Drahn, Physician Assistant - $8,000 deferred

River Ridge High School

Samantha Steiger, Medical Lab Tech - $4,000 deferred

Wauzeka-Steuben School District

Samantha Groom, Physical Therapy - $8,000 deferred

In an effort to maintain professional health care workers, the Scholarship Committee of Crossing Rivers Health has a program available to encourage students to return to this area. Qualified recipients must be in good academic standing and have chosen to further their education in a health occupation career, excluding those in medical school. The program allows up to $2,000 per year with a maximum of $8,000.

For more information regarding the scholarship program, please visit the Crossing Rivers Health website at or contact Kim Krogan at Crossing Rivers Health, Prairie du Chien, 608-357-2234.

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