Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Cherokee A Nurse I Am Scholarship!
Scholarship recipients each receive $2,000 toward defraying the cost of their nursing education.
The winners of the 2015 scholarship are Jessica Hermosillo (Baldy View Regional Occupational Program – Ontario, Calif.), Daryl Lew (California State University, San Marcos – San Marcos, Calif.), Brett Mentuck (North Shore Community College – Danvers, Mass.), Megan O'Rourke (Olivet Nazarene University – Bourbonnais, Ill.), Dimitry Shevorski (Texas State University – Round Rock, Tex.), Clyde Smith (Baldy View Regional Occupational Program – Ontario, Calif.), Grace Sroka (Northeastern University – Boston, Mass.), Travis Webb (National American University – Rapid City, SD), Karla Yeh (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing – Chicago, Ill.).
Selection was based on an essay written in response to the inspirational nurses' film, "A Nurse I Am". Entrants were asked to address the following questions in their essays: Patients and their family members base their perceptions of the care received on their personal experience with the medical personnel they interact with. After viewing the film "A Nurse I Am": (1) Describe how the nurses in the film build a positive rapport with patients and their family members; and (2) How will you ensure that you provide those you care for with a positive healthcare experience?
Since 2007, Cherokee has provided 87 scholarships to student nurses, totaling $174,000. For more on Cherokee Uniforms, visit CherokeeUniforms.com.