Pruitt Awarded Scholarship by KCH Future Nurses Club
April 20, 2016 - 11:59 AM
Miranda Pruitt is Presented with Scholarship
(Photo provided by Knox Community Hospital)
MOUNT VERNON - The Wilbur Gaunder Nursing Scholarship of $1,000 has been awarded by
the Future Nurses Club of Knox Community Hospital to Miranda Pruitt, a
Senior at Mount Vernon High School.
Miranda has been accepted at Ashland University and intends to pursue a
career in healthcare. She participated in the Future Nurses Club for
The Future Nurses Club Scholarship was created by the Future Nurses Club
of Knox County and a family donation through The Foundation for Knox
Community Hospital. These funds are designated to encourage and assist
qualified individuals to pursue a nursing career. This scholarship can
only be applied towards tuition and fees and will be paid directly to
the nursing program. The minimum scholarship amount awarded is $500.
Over 25 nurses volunteer their time and talent to provide educational
and fun activities to encourage high school students to consider a
career in nursing. Founded in 2006, the Future Nurses Club offers
information on the nursing profession to high school students, their
parents and guidance counselors. If you are a high school student,
considering a career in nursing, learn more about it by calling Luann
Hess, at 740 393 9606.
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