Nursing

Allison Goldstein (4th Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2008 Nursing Scholarship Winner Allison Goldstein Allison Goldstein attended University California San Diego with a major in Urban Studies and Planning and a minor in Biology. Besides being actively involved in her sorority as risk management chair, Allison volunteered at Planned Parenthood of San Diego and Palomar Hospital. In May, Allison will be […]

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Amber Marshall (2nd Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2008 Nursing Scholarship Winner Amber Marshall “In the fall, I will be attending the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and starting to pursue my career path as nurse.” A Portion of Amber’s Winning Essay: “Toot, toot” goes the “whistleblower” on the hot summer day. A “whistleblower” is a lifeguard, who protects […]

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Michelle Goreth (1st Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2007 Nursing Scholarship Winner Michelle Goreth Since completing her BSN, Michelle has become a American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified Pediatric Nurse and worked in multiple pediatric hospitals including LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, and Blair E. Batson […]

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Jennifer Howard (4th Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2007 Nursing Scholarship Winner Jennifer Howard “And after my undergraduate degree is completed my professional goals include attaining at leas t a Master’s degree in nursing-midwifery and ultimately opening my own birthing center.” A Portion of Jennifer’s Winning Essay: At first, entering a medical profession was not my choice; it was more of […]

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Lisa Davenport (1st Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2008 Nursing Scholarship Winner Lisa Davenport Lisa is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and is currently in the accelerated BSN program at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. A Portion of Lisa’s Winning Essay: It is very important to realize your own strengths, interests, and values when choosing a […]

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Kristen Patten (3rd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2007 Nursing Scholarship Winner Kristen Patten “I am a native Seattle-ite and a nursing student at Seattle University and work part-time as a nanny. I decided to go into nursing after experiencing being a birth and post partum doula and helping in a hospice care situation. A doula is a labor and post […]

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Ugochi Onyike (2nd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2007 Nursing Scholarship Winner Ugochi Onyike “My name is Ugochi Okum Onyike. It means eagle of God in Ibo, which is a tribe in Nigeria. I am one of four Children born to a loving Licensed Vocational Nurse, Rebbecca Onyike, and caring father, Eugene Onyike, in Oakland, California, June 13, 1984. I began […]

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Dannie Myers (4th Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2006 Nursing Scholarship Winner Danni Myers “Born in San Diego, California I was the only girl and the oldest of three. Having two younger brothers I was always patching wounds and comforting boo-boo’s. Inherently with two brothers I grew up as somewhat of a tom-boy, enjoying the outdoors and playing rough. I remember […]

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Chrystal Solis (3rd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2006 Nursing Scholarship Winner Chrystal Solis “I have always had an interest in the medical field; as a young girl, I would “doctor” my stuffed animals and little brother. As I grew older, I learned the importance and value of helping others. My parents were a tremendous influence, teaching me that compassion for […]

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Elizabeth Tsai (1st Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2006 Nursing Scholarship Winner Elizabeth Tsai “After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies at the University of Michigan, and working in the television media industry for two years post graduation, little did I know that I would consider a career change so soon. However, recent experiences have led me to […]

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Natalie Comer (2nd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2006 Nursing Scholarship Winner Natalie Comer “It is such a great joy to see my calling unfolding before my eyes. With my acceptance to the University of Virginia and now beginning classes, it is truly all falling into place. I am very excited to begin this new chapter of my life. As a […]

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Caroline Carnevale (4th Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2005 Nursing Scholarship Winner Caroline Carnevale She is originally from Providence, Rhode Island and moved to New York to attend New York University in 1998. There she attained a bachelors degree in Sociology and during her time at NYU, traveled to Buenos Aires in Argentina where she was able to participate in volunteer […]

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Doris Jean Caldwell (2nd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2005 Nursing Scholarship Winner Doris Caldwell After graduating from high school, Doris worked two jobs to save up enough money to attend the local university. Unfortunately, after one semester she was forced to return home to care for her ailing mother, again working two jobs. She determined that changing her career focus to […]

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Binta Lewis (1st Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2005 Nursing Scholarship Winner Binta Lewis Born in Monrovia, Liberia (West Africa), she migrated to the U.S. in 1996. She is the mother of two small children, Denell age six and Destiny age five. A Portion of Binta’s Winning Essay: I want to become a nurse because I strongly believe that I can […]

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Jeffrey Lam (3rd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2005 Nursing Scholarship Winner Jeffrey Lam Born in China, he migrated to the United States 15 years ago. His goal is to provide optimal patient outcomes across their lifespan, to minimize hospital stays and healthcare cost, and to help achieve Healthy People 2010 objectives of our country. A Portion of Jeffrey’s Winning Essay: […]

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Darla Canaday (1st Quarter, 2009)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2009 Nursing Scholarship Winner Darla Canaday I am a 48 year old woman, originally from Missouri. Now living in Massachusetts.I had always wanted to be an LPN, now I will be graduating from an LPN program in Enfield CT April 2010!  Thanks you so much for the scholarship and good luck to future […]

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