SPRINGFIELD, Minn. — The Springfield Area Health Care Foundation (SAHCF) — which Mayo Clinic Health System operates — has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to area high school students who plan to pursue post-secondary health care degrees, as well as three additional $1,000 scholarship to current post-secondary students from the area.
Scholarship recipients include:
- Rachel Beckman, University of South Dakota – Rural Physician – currently post-secondary
- Amy Davis, University of South Dakota – Occupational Therapy – currently post-secondary
- Madalyn Heiling, Wabasso Public School – Augustana University – medical field
- Amanda Rogotzke, St. Catherine’s University – Psychology – currently post-secondary
- Ashley Rogotzke, Springfield Public School – University of MN – Duluth – Pre-Med
- Callie Wersal, Springfield Public School – University of South Dakota – Anesthesiology
“We’re excited to once again have the opportunity to distribute scholarships to area students who are planning to or currently pursuing collegiate health care education,” says Scott Thoreson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield administrator. “This year, the 20th, is monumental, and we’re thrilled the foundation has been able to invest in area students’ futures for this extended period of time.”
The scholarships are made possible through charitable contributions to the SAHCF. This is the 20th year the SAHCF has awarded scholarships, which have totaled $50,500 in scholarships for 94 students.
Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.
Press ContactMicah Dorfner