Scholarships awarded to seven area nursing students

Top row (L-R) Abby Brown, Maria del Rocio Carrillo Quijano, Amelia Kopplin
Bottom row (L-R) Monica Lin, Nicole Pals, Kevin Robards, Katie Ruholl

Effingham County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that seven Effingham County nursing students have been named recipients of the 2016 Roy Robson and Roma Jackson Nursing Scholarship. A total of $10,000 has been awarded to the following students: Katie Ruholl, Teutopolis; Monica Lin, Effingham; Maria del Rocio Carrillo Quijano, Effingham; Amelia Kopplin, Altamont; Kevin Robards, Dieterich; Abby Brown, Effingham; and Nicole Pals, Teutopolis.

The scholarship was established by Roy Robson and Roma Jackson in memory of their sister, Mary, who was diabetic and required considerable nursing care. Roy and Roma saw first hand the need for good care and provided a bequest establishing a permanent endowment for nursing scholarships.

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