Four Sauk Valley Community College nursing students have been awarded scholarships from the CGH Medical Auxiliary for 2010-11. Each of these students, who are in Sauk’s nursing program, received a $500 award distributed through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.
Katie Hohlen of Morrison plans to graduate with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) in 2011. She would like to pursue a career as a registered nurse in a hospital setting and eventually earn a bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). A 2008 graduate of Morrison High School, Katie is the daughter of Karen and Marshal Longanecker of Morrison.
Siwen Frana of Dixon carries a 3.63 GPA. She plans to graduate in 2012 with an Associate in Applied Science, then transfer to Northern Illinois University. Frana plans to pursue a career as a registered nurse. A 1999 graduate of Nanwu Middle School in China, Siwen and her husband David reside in Grand Detour.
Sarah Deter of Morrison carries a 3.68 GPA. She plans to graduate with her Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) in 2011. Deter wants to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.), a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), and pursue a career as a registered nurse working with children. A 2007 graduate of Morrison High School, Sarah is the daughter of Jeffrey and Debra Eissens of Morrison.
Jacob Gardner of Sterling is a radiologic technology major. He plans to graduate from Sauk in 2011 with an Associate in Applied Science and continue his education specializing in MRI and CT. Gardner, a 1998 graduate of Sterling High School, is the son of David and Cheryl Gardner of Sterling.
The CGH Medical Auxiliary is one of 80 private donors that provide scholarships to deserving Sauk students each year. These scholarships play a crucial role in helping these students pursue their educational goals.
The Sauk Valley College Foundation is non-profit corporation that helps to broaden the educational opportunities and services that SVCC provides for its students. Each year the Foundation distributes scholarships that total more than $160,000.