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More than $32,000 in scholarships awarded to high school seniors interested in health care

BELTON, Mo., (May 7, 2020 ) –  Cass Community Health Foundation (CCHF) has awarded $32,750 in scholarships to students from the Cass County area pursuing careers in health care.

“Cass Community Health Foundation is committed to empower the people of Cass County to improve health, a topic that is very much on our minds right now,” Cynthia Randazzo, CCHF president, said. “Our scholarship recipients are students who have chosen to enter the health care field. We are proud to support them and are excited to see what they accomplish.”

Scholarship recipients from Belton High School include Akira Clemons, Madison Finn, Amber Herman, Emily Morgan, Brady Stegner and Addison Yinger.

Scholarship recipients from Pleasant Hill High School include Kylie Campbell, Rebecca Goble and Rachel Wilhoit.

Scholarship recipients from Raymore-Peculiar High School include Dylan de Leon, Hunter Hatfield , Taylor Hermsmeier, Kaci Kinder, Gracyn Kloth, Philip Nelson, Amara Smith, Bailey Trautman and Maggie Zhao.

Other high school scholarship recipients include Nahomi Gonzalez from Grandview High School, Madison Hoffman from Harrisonville High School and Destinee Young from Sherwood High School.

Renewal scholarships were also awarded to students pursing nursing including Taralyn Anderson, Leanne Cates, Hayden Foster, Sydney Morgan and Mackenzie Stucker.

Funding for the scholarships is made available through designated funds established by community donors to support local high school students. 

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.