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A total of $34,000 awarded to high school seniors pursuing health care

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (May 17, 2016) –  Cass Community Health Foundation (CCHF) is investing in the future Cass County youth interested in health care. A total of $34,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 25 students from the Cass County area planning to pursue careers in the health field.

Scholarship recipients from Belton High School include Leanne Cates, Joshua Coots and Emily Thibodeaux.

Scholarship recipients from Raymore-Peculiar High School include Grant Ardito, Haley Bossert, Anna King, Brittnie Morrison and Tabitha Phipps.

Other high school scholarship recipients include Marie Arnold, Archie High School, Salifyanji Kalengo, Grandview High School, Jake Holden, Harrisonville High School, Isabelle Nash, Heartland Christian School, Gracie Ring, Pleasant Hill High School and Elly Liebenguth, Sherwood Cass High School.

Renewal scholarships were also awarded to students pursing nursing including Destinee Arthur, Dominique Brennan, Jordan Clark, Paige Gross, Kathryn Hatfield, Alexandra Lady, Quincy Martin, Baili Rollmann, Brandi Stackelbeck, Delaney Swanson and Alyson VanWinkle.

“Our Foundation finds great pleasure in identifying students in Cass County area schools who take health care seriously. Our goal is to support high schools seniors who want to help create healthier communities,” Cynthia Randazzo, CCHF president, said.

CCHF provides scholarships to seniors from Archie, Belton, Cass Midway, Drexel, Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Raymore-Peculiar, Sherwood Cass and Grandview High Schools interested in nursing or other health related degrees. Students should apply by March 1.

Click here for more information about CCHF’s scholarship program.