The Dearborn County Hospital
Foundation recently hosted its annual scholarship
banquet at the Dearborn Country Club. A total of 14
high school graduates from the class of 2012 received
$500 scholarships through the Dearborn County Hospital
Foundation High School Senior Scholarship Program. In
addition, 12 students were awarded grant/loans as part
of the Dearborn County Hospital Foundation and Dearborn
County Hospital Healthcare Student Grant/Loan Program.
Dearborn County Hospital
Foundation President Michael Rozow, Jr., welcomed those
in attendance. A buffet dinner was provided, followed
by remarks from Roger D. Howard, Dearborn County
Hospital President/CEO. The program continued with the
presentation of scholarships and grant/loans.
Mr. Rozow began the awards
ceremony by presenting the Anna F. Woods Estate Award to
Ashley Works of Bennington, a Switzerland County High
School graduate who is enrolled in the Associate of
Science in Nursing program at Ivy Tech Community
He then continued by awarding
the Edward & Grace Gray Scholarship to Rachel Campbell
of Rising Sun, a homeschooled student who will study
pharmacy at Pensacola Christian College.
Foundation Board Member Dr.
Elizabeth Reece, a Board Certified Pediatrician with the
Center for Women & Children, presented the DCH Medical
Staff Award to Rachel Settle of Aurora, a South Dearborn
High School graduate who is enrolled in the physical
therapy program at the University of Cincinnati Clermont
Dr. Edward Reece, a Board
Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist with the Center for
Women & Children, continued by presenting the
Dearborn-Ohio County Medical Society Scholarship to
Tessa Larimer of Guilford, an Oldenburg Academy graduate
who has enrolled in the physical therapy program at
Rev. William Helms, a member of
the DCH Foundation Board of Directors, awarded the
Elizabeth Anderson Scholarship to Meredith Goodall of
Aurora, an Oldenburg Academy graduate who is seeking a
bachelor’s degree in human biology at Indiana
Dearborn County Hospital
Auxiliary President Sylvia Plashko presented three DCH
Auxiliary Awards. The recipients were Maggie Adams of
Batesville, a graduate of Batesville High School who is
enrolled in the Associate of Science in Nursing program
at Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science;
Evan VanStrien of Lawrenceburg, a Lawrenceburg High
School graduate who will be working toward a Bachelor of
Science in Nursing degree at Thomas More College; and
Rachel Vonderheide of Brookville, an East Central High
School graduate who will enter the pharmacy program at
the University of Cincinnati.
The family of the late Dr. Noshir
Toddywalla presented the Noshir R. Toddywalla, M.D.,
Memorial Scholarship to Kelli Foglesong. A graduate of
South Dearborn High School, Ms. Foglesong of Aurora,
will pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at
the College of Mount St. Joseph.
Dearborn County Hospital
Foundation Board Member Michael McLaughlin presented the
Anna Cook O’Brien Awards to Alicia Reece of Brookville
and Samantha Flodder of Oldenburg. Ms. Reece is a
Franklin County High School graduate seeking a Bachelor
of Science in Nursing degree at Ball State University.
Ms. Flodder is a Batesville High School graduate who
will attend the University of Indianapolis to obtain her
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
Linda Munfrey Harper, President
of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club, presented her club’s
award to Sarah Turpin of Lawrenceburg, a graduate of
Lawrenceburg High School who is enrolled in the physical
therapy program at the College of Mount St. Joseph.
William Ritzmann, President and
CEO of United Community Bank and a member of the
Dearborn County Hospital Board of Trustees, presented
the United Community Bank Award to Tatijana Marsee of
Milan, a graduate of Milan High School. Ms. Marsee
plans to obtain a degree in speech-language pathology at
Ball State University.
Kelsey Fuchs of Brookville, who
graduated from Franklin County High School, was awarded
a $500 scholarship. She will pursue a Bachelor of
Science in Nursing degree from Ball State University.
Students receiving Dearborn
County Hospital Foundation and Dearborn County Hospital
Healthcare Student Grant/Loans were also recognized.
Pursuing Associate of Science in
Nursing degrees from Ivy Tech Community College are
Julie Allison of Lawrenceburg, Abbey Gilb of Aurora,
Carrie Hobbs of Aurora, Anna Hoffmann of Madison,
Michelle Hurst of Cross Plains, Brittany Jeffries of
Versailles, Bernadine Patten of Batesville, Brenda Price
of Carrollton, Whitney Richmond of Versailles, Denise
Sawyer of Lawrenceburg and Valentina Sheyko of
Dianne Pflum of Aurora also
received a grant/loan. She plans to become a Certified
Occupational Therapy Assistant through Brown Mackie
For more information about the
Dearborn County Hospital Foundation High School Senior
Scholarship Program, please call the DCH Community
Relations Department at (812) 537-8190 or (800)
676-5572, ext. 8190.
information regarding the Dearborn County Hospital
Foundation and Dearborn County Hospital Healthcare
Student Grant/Loan Program, please call the DCH Human
Resources Department at (812) 537-8120 or (800)
676-5572, ext. 8120.