Lee and Bessie Graham Scholarship winners named


UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven and the Lee & Bessie Graham Nursing Scholarship Trust recently recognized eight local students as the recipients of the 40th annual Lee & Bessie Graham Nursing Scholarships.The 2019 scholarship recipients are Quincey George, Sadie Kerstetter, Brooke Swinehart, Desiree Bartlett, Karli Coleman, Hunter Barger, Emalea Mills and Lauryn Geisewite. The late Bessie Graham established the scholarship trust in 1979 in her and her husband’s name, to assist graduates of Clinton County high schools interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Recipients are chosen for scholarship awards based on their acceptance in a nursing program, graduation from a Clinton County high school, grades, and personal references. From left are Brooke Swinehart, RN; Karlie Coleman; Amy Quiggle, RN, BSN, CEN, unit director, emergency department and medical/surgical/ICU, UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven; Quincey George, RN; and Emalea Mills.


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