The St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded five scholarships to local students who have been accepted into or who are currently enrolled in a health care professional curriculum. Recipients of this year’s scholarships include:
Kaelyn Condon is a student at Illinois State University and will begin her third year this fall. She was awarded the $1,000 Janyce Stuckert Memorial Scholarship, presented by Stuckert’s family in her honor. The St. Bede graduate hopes to become a nurse practitioner. The Spring Valley native is the daughter of Michael and Christy Condon.
Madelyn Hultz is a recent Hall graduate who will be attending Illinois State University this fall. She was recently awarded a $1,000 St. Margaret’s Auxiliary Scholarship to help further her goal of becoming an OB or pediatric nurse. She lives in Spring Valley with her parents, Scott and Nichole Hultz.
Ryan Marlett is in his second year at Dominican University pursuing his goal of becoming a physician’s assistant. The La Salle-Peru High School graduate already has obtained his Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University. He recently was awarded a $1,000 St. Margaret’s Auxiliary Scholarship. He is the son of John and Mary Marlett of La Salle.
Olivia Mueller is a student at Illinois Valley Community College studying in the Nursing Program. She also has worked at St. Margaret’s for four years as a CNA and ER registration clerk. The St. Bede graduate was awarded a $1,000 St. Margaret’s Auxiliary Scholarship and hopes to become a certified nurse midwife or nurse practitioner. She currently lives in La Salle and is the daughter of Scott Mueller and Ellen Jasiek Mueller.
Bailey Zmudka is beginning her studies at the St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing this fall after obtaining her associate degree from Illinois Valley Community College earlier this year. The St. Bede graduate from Oglesby recently was awarded a $1,000 St. Margaret’s Auxiliary Scholarship. She hopes to complete her BSN degree and continue her education after graduation. She is the daughter of Jeffrey and Louise Zmudka.
For information on these scholarships or joining the Hospital Auxiliary, contact Cindy at 815-664-5311, ext. 1130. For more information on any services or upcoming events at St. Margaret’s, visit aboutsmh.org.