Delta Montrose Technical College hosted a scholarship luncheon recently for students in the practical nursing program. Through the generosity of the community 41 scholarships were awarded to DMTC practical nursing students, for a total of $28,900.
The Hotchkiss Kiwanis, represented by Earl Busby and Tom Mingen, presented their fifth annual nursing scholarship this year. Hotchkiss Kiwanis awarded three $1,000 scholarships, including one to North Fork area nursing student Tiffany Ware and two to Delta residents Pam Bean and Brandi Blackburn. Funds for this scholarship come from their annual fish fry each spring and Christmas tree sales at the Hotchkiss City Market parking lot. The Hotchkiss Kiwanis group's mission is to help children and they feel that helping train nursing students ultimately ensures quality care for children.
Delta Rotary, represented by Sam Kevan, MD, Dennis Phillips, Dennis Rhorer and John Musser awarded $700 scholarships to Pam Bean, Brandi Blackburn and Tiffany Ware.
The Shari Barclay Nursing Excellence Award was presented by Shari Barclay and Cyndy Vrabec. The $500 scholarship went to Paige Markley. This scholarship is awarded to a student with high academic standing in the program. Donations may be made to this scholarship through DMTC at any time.
Horizons Care Center, represented by human resource manager Tammy Blanchette, presented seven scholarships. Doren Tregarthen was awarded $1,000, Jessica Maestas and Liam Harrell were awarded $750 each, Paige Markley and Mindy Smith were each awarded $500, and Wendy Cummings and Jolene Gunter were the recipients of $250 scholarships.
The Judy Davis Scholarship was established by the graduating practical nursing class of 2010 and is awarded to a student with high academic standing. Judy Davis presented the $500 scholarship to Meagan Briggs. Donations may be made to this scholarship through DMTC at any time.
Beta Sigma Phi was represented by Joan Pride. She honored Lisa Harper and Ravelle Celaya with $500 scholarships.
The Delta County Memorial Hospital Foundation was represented by Thelma Starner, a foundation board member, and Jason Cleckler, CEO of Delta County Memorial Hospital. They awarded 14 $1,000 scholarships. Recipients were Pam Bean, Brandi Blackburn, Revelle Celaya, Crystal Duncan, Debra Fleming, Jolene Gunter, Lisa Harper, Mary Kastendieck, Paige Markley, Jamie Miller, Mindy Smith, Colleen Thliveris, Doren Tregarthen and Tiffany Ware.
The L and A Renfrow scholarships were awarded earlier in the year. Students recognized for receiving the scholarships were Pam Bean, Adrian Sandoval and Tiffany Ware ($500) and Revelle Celaya, Marietta Johnson, Mary Kastendieck, and Jessica Maestas ($300).
Three memorial scholarships were also awarded to nursing students at Delta Montrose Technical College.
The Ron Stucker Memorial established by Delta County Breast Cancer & Cancer Survivors Women's Support Group was presented by Mitzie Seals and Eleanor Wagner. Their sixth annual scholarship of $500 went to Brigid Heckel.
The Ruth Rathmell Wing Scholarship established by the BL Chapter of the Montrose Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) was presented by Mary Burgner and Melba Teague. Ravelle Celaya received a $600 scholarship.
The Charles and Vivian VanDenBerg Memorial Scholarship was established by their son, Dr. John VanDenBerg. Dr. and Mrs. VanDenBerg presented Crystal Duncan with a $500 scholarship. Donations may be made to this scholarship through DMTC at any time.
The nursing staff and students at DMTC would like to thank the community for its generosity and support.blog comments powered by Disqus