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

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