The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in healthcare career scholarships to deserving students in the area. The recipients are (listed with their field of study and hometowns):
- Blair Wright, of Sandwich – Medicine
- Hailey Engstrom, of Somonauk – Psychology
- Haylie Wolf, of Yorkville – Nurse Practitioner
- Bailee Krantz, of Somonauk – Nursing
- Alyssa Rae Bomba, of Plano – Family Nurse Practitioner
- Rosa Perez, of Plano – Medical Lab Science
- Emily Oldenburg, of Neward – Nursing
Auxiliary scholarships are available to students who live in a community served by Valley West Hospital, including Sandwich, Plano, Earlville, Somonauk, Leland, Yorkville, Bristol, Sheridan, Serena, Newark, Millington, Millbrook, Big Rock, Hinckley and Waterman. The Auxiliary congratulates this year’s winning recipients and wishes them the best of luck in their chosen healthcare field.
The Auxiliary would like to thank our membership and community for all their support throughout the year. Proceeds from fundraising events benefit the hospital and most importantly the Annual Healthcare Scholarship Program.
For more information about the Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary or volunteer opportunities, call Deanna Francis at 815-786-3775.
Photo Caption: Left-to-right: Cathy Orseske, Northwestern Medicine Valley West Auxiliary Scholarship Committee, Bailee Krantz, Blair Wright, Hailey Engstrom, Emily Oldeburg, Joanne Franzone, Valley West Auxiliary Scholarship Committee.