Upland Hills Health Awards 2020 Scholarships
[Dodgeville] Each year, Upland Hills Health awards two area high school students $500 each in the form of a scholarship, to pursue a healthcare career. This year’s recipients are Maggie Chrostowski, Pecatonica Area School District, and Tessa Hanson, Mineral Point High School.
“Careers in the healthcare field have opportunities to improve patients’ lives and that is what I want to do. I want to work in a clinic that is in an urban area that has outreach to rural communities, so I can help both communities with my services,” Maggie Chrostowski wrote in her scholarship application. “I am very eager to become a genetic counselor and be a part of the healthcare field and cannot wait to give back to my community. With this scholarship I will be more financially stable, and be able to work my dream job as well as help others.” Maggie plans to attend UW Madison in the fall.
Tessa Hanson plans to pursue a nursing degree at Viterbo University in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. In her scholarship application essay, she described how her own personal experiences led her to understand and pursue her passion for nursing. “Experiences with my medical team helped solidify my decision to become a nurse. The nurses and doctors took care of me during a very scary time and I want to be able to pay that forward to help others in the way I was helped,” she wrote.
Other scholarships available through Upland Hills Health and in partnership with Southwest Tech, can be found at uplandhillshealth.org/scholarships.