HFM announces 2018 scholarship recipients

Holy Family Memorial announces the 2018 recipients of the HFM Medical/Dental Scholarship and Tomorrow’s Healthcare Professional Scholarship.
Pictured (from left to right): Front row: Troy Day, HFM Interim Chief Financial Officer, Caroline Klessig, Tiana Johnson and Larry Verlinden, MD
Back row: Kristin Holzwart, Lydia Klatt, Amanda Thiers and Jesse Linsmeier
Not pictured: Katherine Satori

Holy Family Memorial and its medical staff recently awarded scholarships, totaling more than $13,000 to seven area students who are attending or will attend an accredited educational institution and have declared a healthcare-related major.

The HFM medical staff awarded the following students with the Holy Family Medical/Dental Endowment Scholarship. Each of the winners received $2,000.

  • Amanda Thiers – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; majoring in kinesiology
  • Kristen Holzwart, RN – Alverno College; pursuing a master’s degree for family nurse practitioner
  • Jesse Linsmeier – University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; majoring in clinical laboratory studies
  • Caroline Klessig – University of Wisconsin-Madison; majoring in neurobiology and global health
  • Katherine Satori – University of Wisconsin-Madison; majoring in biochemistry
  • Lydia Klatt – St. Norbert College; majoring in biology

Tiana Johnson was awarded with the Tomorrow’s Healthcare Professional Scholarship and received $1,000. She will attend the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc and major in nursing.

Holy Family Memorial and its medical staff created the scholarships to recognize individuals in the community for their outstanding commitment and academic excellence as well as play a role in developing the next generation of healthcare professionals.