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McDonald County Nursing Students Awarded Scholarships

January 24, 2019

Office of Public Information
For Immediate Release

Crowder Students Receive Scholarships

Jane, MO – Ladies from the Northwest Medical Center Bentonville Auxiliary presented three Crowder College students scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each, Wednesday, January 23, 11:30am, at the McDonald County campus.

The students receiving scholarships are part of the Nursing program at Crowder College – McDonald County Center. Eric Arroyo (2nd year); Isabel Lewis and Eliz Reyes-Hernandez (1st year) were presented certificates on behalf of the group.

“The NWMCBA is a non-profit organization. We have been awarding scholarships to students studying in the medical field. This year we awarded eight scholarships, with three going to students at Crowder,” stated Jan Dolan, President, NWMCBA.

Aaron Divine, McDonald County Site Director had this to say, “The fact that the NWMBA included us in this process and awarded our students three of the eight scholarships, is really a testament to our students; past and present. It shows that being a Crowder College student is synonymous with community service, hard work, and perseverance across the region. We’re very grateful to the NWMBA to have included our students in this opportunity.”

The Nursing Program at Crowder College is offers Associate of Science degree which allows a completer to test for their Registered Nurse certification. Crowder has nursing programs also has nursing programs at the Neosho, Cassville, and Nevada locations. The McDonald County program is currently taking applications until February 15 for students to begin in the fall 2019 semester. This is a special admittance program and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

L-R: Photo (L-R): Aaron Divine, Director, Crowder College-McDonald County Center, Isabel Lewis, Julie Amos, NWMCBA Scholarship Committee Chair, Eliz Reyes-Hernandez, Eric Arroyo, Beth Bolena, Volunteer Services Coordinator, NW Medical Center-Bentonville, and Jan Dolan, President, NWMCBA.