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Beloit Health System Announces VIP Scholarship Winners

Beloit Health System Announces VIP Scholarship Winners

Beloit Health System’s Volunteers in Partnership (VIP) recently announced the recipients of five $1,500 scholarships awarded to high school graduates who are entering the field of medicine.

The following are the scholarship recipients, their high school, the college or university they’ll be attending in the fall, and their major:

  • Ella Dennison, Hononegah High School, UW-Whitewater, Nursing
  • Elizabeth Garner, Clinton Senior High School, George Williams College of Aurora University, Nursing
  • Riya Karne, Keith Country Day, Union College, Biology
  • Ashley Lohse, Big Foot High School, Blackhawk Tech College, Nuclear Technology
  • Chloe Piper, Hononegah High School, Rock Valley College, Nursing

Gratuities from the VIP Café, hospital gift shop and fundraisers all support the scholarship fund. This is the 27th year the scholarships have been awarded. Beloit Health System’s volunteers have put in a combined total of 13,829 hours of service since June 2021, after returning to volunteering from being furlough for 16 months.

“The Volunteers in Partnership of Beloit Health System are proud to be able to continue to support our local students with these scholarships. We had several great applications which made the selection process extremely difficult.” Doug Johnson, VIP Treasurer.