The Van Wert Area Nursing Association awarded two $750 and one $500 nursing scholarships at their May Nurses Day celebration.
This year’s recipients are Kaitlyn Kundert, Jodi Thompson, and Kelly Heller. Kundart is from Delphos and is a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati and received $750. The second $750 scholarship went to Jodi Thompson. She is from Convoy and is an RN pursuing her BSN degree at Ohio University. The third scholarship of $500 went to Kelli Heller from Celina, who is a LPN and is furthering her education at Northwest State Community College and pursing her RN degree.
The guest speaker was Pam Baker, Vice-President of Nursing at Van Wert County Hospital, who spoke on “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health”. Food was enjoyed by all attending and door prizes were awarded.
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