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Heartland Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Since 1984, Heartland Foundation has managed and awarded numerous healthcare-related and general educational scholarships. In line with their mission to champion education and empower people, the Heartland Foundation Board of Trustees honored this year’s scholarship recipients at their August 29, 2018 meeting.

 

Pictured above are scholarship recipients who accepted their awards at the August 29 Heartland Foundation Board of Trustees meeting. Pictured, left to right, are: Eleana Emmons, Christa Hughes, Angela Voga, Ashton Knorr, Dana Anderson, and Baileigh Castanedo.
This year’s scholars include:
  • Dana Anderson: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship, Doris R. Hines Ph.D., R.N., CETN Nursing Scholarship, and Dr. William & Mrs. Muriel Redmond Scholarship
  • Savannah Bennett: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship
  • Eleana Emmons: Velma Flies Anderson Nursing Scholarship
  • Christa Hughes: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship
  • Nacaela James: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship and Mosaic Life Care Hospice Scholarship
  • Ashton Knorr: Doris R. Hines Ph.D., R.N., CETN Nursing Scholarship
  • Gracie Moore: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship, Mary Alice Hartigan, and Mary Ann Reinert
  • Lamesa Pochron: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship
  • Taylor Roberts: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship
  • Angela Voga: Bill & Mary Russell 40 & 8 Healthcare Scholarship, Doris R. Hines Ph.D., R.N., CETN Nursing Scholarship, and Dr. William and Mrs. Muriel Redmond Scholarship

 

Additionally, through the through the (e2) education emPowers® initiative, sponsored by Heartland Foundation in partnership with northwest Missouri colleges, universities, and technical schools, a number of eScholarships are awarded to regional scholars. These scholarships are offered to support and bring awareness to the mission of (e2) education empowers®“To build collaborative, innovative strategies to advance educational attainment and lifelong learning.”

 

The 2018 eScholarship recipients are:

 

  • Baileigh Castanedo, Missouri Western State University
  • Victoria Crooks, Heartland Foundation
  • Kelsey Adkins, Antigone Easton, Kaitlynn Ellis, Briana Gilmore, Natasha Liechti, Devon Morris, Hillyard Technical Center
  • Blythe LaFaver, North Central Missouri College
  • Elias Manners, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Tyler McKinstry, Grand River Technical School

 

This fiscal year (2018-19), 164 total scholarships were awarded, amounting to $183,073. Through the generosity and support of individuals and regional institutions, since 1984 Heartland Foundation has managed and allocated 2,436 scholarships totaling $2,009,926.

 

For more information on scholarship opportunities, click here.

Heartland Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to championing education and empowering people to build healthy and thriving communities. Founded in 1982 and leading the region’s Healthy Communities movement since 1994. Learn more by visiting www.heartlandfoundation.org.