Sauk Valley Community College student Kelsey Kryder of Lena recently received a Kiwanis Clubs of Dixon Health Scholarship for fall 2010. The $500 award, delivered through the Sauk Valley College Foundation, was presented by Dixon Kiwanis Club officers Hal Weaver (left in photo) and Dick Holtam (far right in photo).
Kryder, a student in Sauk’s Radiologic Technology program, plans to graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in 2012 and pursue a career in a radiology department in a hospital or clinic setting. A 2006 graduate of Lena-Winslow High School, Kelsey is the daughter of Randal and Tamra Kryder of Lena.
The Kiwanis Club of Dixon awards two health scholarships to Sauk students each year. One scholarship is awarded to a nursing student, and one to a radiologic technology student. Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is comprised of service- and community-minded individuals that support children and young adults worldwide.
The Sauk Valley College Foundation is a non-profit corporation that helps to broaden the educational opportunities and services that SVCC provides for its students. Each year the Foundation distributes numerous scholarships for Sauk students that total more than $160,000.