The Mogollon Health Alliance awarded $20,000 in scholarships during its annual Auxiliary Spring Luncheon last month to students pursuing higher education in a human health-related field.
This year, MHA gave the 45 applicants an average of $400-$500.
Among the recipients was Mary Cox, who is going into Block III nursing at Gila Community College. Cox volunteers with the Mogollon Health Alliance at the Women’s Wellness Forum, said Sanja S. Long, CEO of the Mogollon Health Alliance.
Kassidy McAfee recently graduated and is going to Northern Arizona University to become an emergency room nurse/registered nurse.
Natalie Moceri also just graduated and is going to Arizona State University to become a flight nurse/RN.
More than a dozen of the recipients graduated from high school this year and the remainder are either continuing their education or going back to school.
The recipients included: Nidhi Adhir, Jennifer Baltz, Cassandra Barnett, Nicole Barnes, James Behrens, Samantha Blees, Kelsey Bossert, Daniel Bramble, Missy Burdette, Moni Butler, William Chester, Mary Cox, Macy Dailey, Ashley Davis, Katherine Dyer, Nisha Edwin, Savannah Flores, Melissa Garcia, Samuel Grassel, Chelsea Hintze, Ryan Hintze, Tanner Hintze, Michelle Jackman, Colton Jackson, Mackenzee Johnson, Kaitlyn Jones, Dakota Marshall, Kassidy McAfee, Natalie Moceri, Randi Murphy, Madelyn Nossek, Michelle Obrecht, Sedona O’Connor, Marily-Rose Ridings, Nichole Rislund, Donald Rhodes, Sierra Royer, Joanne Rye, Mari Sickles, Tyler Snow, Jade Tangeman, Eric Vohs, Marcy Ward, Kaitlyn Wessel, Rosemary Wilcox.