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Yankton Medical Clinic Awards Scholarships to Area Students

Jun 01, 2019 08:07AM ● By Alyssa McGinnis

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to award six scholarships to area students. Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. created the scholarship program 22 years ago to promote higher education and to provide resources for area students interested in the medical field.

Four scholarships are awarded to area high school students, one to a student currently enrolled in a nursing, radiology, medical laboratory or respiratory therapist program at a college or university, and one is awarded to a Pillar III medical student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

High schools within the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. service area are eligible to participate. Applicants were nominated by their high school counselor and are required to meet a minimum ACT score.

All scholarships must meet minimum GPA score, display extracurricular activities and volunteerism, have an interest in health care or current major in specific fields, and plan to return to within 50 miles of Yankton to work.

The 2019 awards are: Dr. Theodore H. Sattler/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Michael Frick, Yankton High School. Dr. Jay W. Hubner/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Fatima Alemam, Vermillion High School.

Dr. Michael R. McVay/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Emily Duffek, Bon Homme High School, Tyndall, S.D.

Dr. John C. Sternquist/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Marie Rokusek, Cedar Catholic Jr/Sr. High School, Hartington, Neb.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Ancillary Scholarship recipient is Morgan Herbster, nursing student at the University of South Dakota.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $5,000 Scholarship recipient is Kate Ferrell, Pillar III medical student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. wishes all of the applicants great success and good wishes in their future endeavors.