Houston, Mo. – The Texas County Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation has awarded $8,000 in scholarships to area students to help cover their tuition for the fall 2022 semester.
Madison Graeff and Rachel Hutson of Cabool, Tara Silveus, Elexis Calhoun and Parker Stilley of Houston, and Amber Collins of Mountain View received $1,000 scholarships from the TCMH Healthcare Foundation.
Graeff is pursuing an associate degree in nursing at Drury University in Springfield. In the end, she plans to become a registered nurse. She works at the TCMH in the emergency department.
Silveus is an LPN and employed at TCMH in our obstetrics department. She is pursuing an associate degree at Missouri State University in West Plains. At the end of the program, she will become a registered nurse. Her long-term goal is to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and continue working in the field of women’s health.
Hutson is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing at Southwest Baptist University in Springfield. She works at the TCMH in our obstetrics department.
Calhoun is pursuing an associate degree in nursing at Southwest Baptist University in Springfield. At the end of the program, she plans to obtain her bachelor’s degree in nursing and get involved in orthopedics. Her goal is to become an operating nurse and first assistant.
Collins is pursuing studies in radiological technology at East Central College in Rolla. At the end of the program, she plans to obtain her CT register. She works at the TCMH in the radiology department.
Stilley is pursuing a biochemistry major with minors in community health and psychology at Drury University in Springfield. At the end of the program, her goal is to obtain her medical degree and practice rural medicine.
Full scholarship information and scholarship application is available online at www.tcmhfoundation.org.