Tri-County Health Care Foundation recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships to area 2019 high school graduates pursuing a health care career. This year’s recipients are:

  • Allison Olsson of Staples is a Verndale graduate and plans to pursue biology/pre-med degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

  • Erica VanDenheuvel of Bertha is a Bertha-Hewitt graduate and plans to pursue a psychology degree at South Dakota State University.

  • Marissa Rehm of Henning is a Henning graduate and plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of North Dakota.

  • Sierra Gerber of New York Mills is a New York Mills graduate and plans to pursue a biology/pre-med degree at the University of North Dakota.

  • Ashley Adams of Wadena is a Wadena-Deer Creek graduate and plans to pursue a pre-med degree at Concordia College.

  • Olivia Helland of Sebeka is a Sebeka graduate and plans to pursue a physician assistant degree at University of North Dakota.

The Tri-County Health Care Foundation High School Scholarship was established to encourage and promote qualified individuals from the service area to pursue a health care career. Recipients are selected using a blind-selection process based on GPA and prior experience in a health-related program. They must also be a high school senior in Tri-County Health Care’s service area.

For more information about Foundation scholarships, call 218-632-8148 or visit TCHC.org/foundation.