Northern Michigan University received nearly $6,000 in Michigan Board of Nursing Scholarships to award to students for the 2014-15 academic year. This scholarship program is endorsed and administered by the State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. It is aimed at increasing the number of registered nurses committed to working in underserved fields and with underserved patients.
NMU students who received scholarship money, along with their hometowns and award amounts, are:
Adrian: Genavieve Brugger, $400;
Coldwater: Natalie Boston, $400;
Deerton: Robin Baraja, $513.50;
Gwinn: Jennifer Jensen, $400; Kimberly Davis, $400; Melissa Hinkhouse, $400;
Howell: Taylor Hawk, $400;
Ishpeming: Kerrie Myers, $513.50;
Livonia: Heidi Meek, $400;
Marquette: Patricia McCabe, $400; Danielle Abbott Sandstrom, $400;
Rives Junction: Hannah Stanley, $400;
Skandia: Rebecca Piram, $400;
Whittemore: Alexandria Wineman, $400
San Jose: Patricia McCabe, $400.