Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized four area students pursuing healthcare careers at its annual gathering held April 11. GRMC Auxiliary scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors, current students, or adult students pursuing a healthcare career. These funds are also available to those currently working in healthcare and seeking advanced training.
The 2017 GRMC Auxiliary scholarship recipients are:
Courtney Anderson, Toledo, will graduate from South Tama High School in May. She is the daughter of Matt and Michele Anderson. Courtney will pursue a nursing degree but is deciding where to attend in the fall. She already has a CNA certification and works at a nursing facility in Toledo.
Carrington Brooke Curphy, Gilman, will graduate from East Marshall High School in May. She is the daughter of Joseph and Michelle Curphy of Gilman. Carrington will pursue a nursing degree. She is deciding where to attend in the fall.
Grace Kavalier, Tama, is currently attending Iowa State University and will graduate in May with a degree in kinesiology and health. She will continue at ISU to earn a bachelor’s of science in nursing and then a master’s degree to become a nurse practitioner. She is the daughter of Dr. Polly Hineman from our Deer Creek Family Practice, and John Kavalier, of Tama.
Albiona Limani, Grinnell, will graduate from Grinnell Community School District in May. She is the daughter of Gzim and Ljuljeta Limani, Grinnell. Albiona plans to attend the University of Northern Iowa to major in communication science and disorders in hopes of becoming a speech language pathologist.
For additional information about the GRMC Auxiliary scholarships, please call the GRMC volunteer coordinator’s office at 641-236-2588.
Photo: The 2017 GRMC Auxiliary scholarship recipients were recognized during the GRMC Auxiliary's meeting. They are (left) Courtney Anderson, Toledo; (right) Albiona Limani, Grinnell; missing are Carrington Curphy, Gilman, and Grace Kavalier, Tama.