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Pioneer Memorial Foundation Announces Recipient of the Marie Swenson – Pioneer Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Jun 12, 2019 09:42AM ● By Alyssa McGinnis

The Pioneer Memorial Foundation, along with the family of Marie Swenson has established a scholarship program to assist students who are pursuing or planning to pursue a nursing degree at a post-secondary two or four year college, university or vocational-technical program.  The scholarship is available on a yearly basis for full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution the student chooses.

This year, the Pioneer Memorial Foundation is excited to announce the selection of Elizabeth Benavente as the student to receive the Marie Swenson – Pioneer Memorial Nursing Scholarship in the amount of $2,000.  Elizabeth graduated from Viborg-Hurley School this year, and plans to pursue a career in nursing this fall.

Elizabeth was chosen based upon her academic record, participation in school and community activities, and his educational plans to complete a degree in nursing.