Conemaugh School of Nursing Students Receive 1889 Foundation Scholarships

Conemaugh School of Nursing students recently received scholarships through the 1889 Foundation for commitments to high academic performance and patient care.

“In the ever-changing world of healthcare, nurses are the glue that hold it together,” says Lisa Devineni, Director of the Conemaugh School of Nursing. “These scholarships will help our students continue their education to achieve high performance that is translated to quality patient care for our community. Thank you to the 1889 Foundation for continuing to support nursing students through these scholarships.”

Jaiden Locher (Johnstown), Paige King (Osterburg), Michael Emerick (Jenners), and Megan Topeka (Indiana), all Freshmen – Marian N. Bremer Nursing Scholarship

Jill Helman (Windber), Senior – Hilda Ritchey Dey Nursing Scholarship

Maria Martin (Johnstown) and Sierra Buchan (Windber) – both Seniors; and Trey Moss (South Fork), Paul Hutzell (Salisbury), and Elaine Schreiber (Everett) – all Freshmen – E.MAP Nursing Scholarship

Andrea Mussomeli (Penn Run), Freshman – Flornell Wirick Resley Ferrier Trust Scholarship

Aubrianna Fisher (Johnstown), Freshman and Chelsey Shroyer (Hyndman), Senior – Gernheim Trust School of Nursing Scholarship

Lindsay Selepack (Portage), Freshman – Florene Hettle Nursing Scholarship

Jessica Toth (Johnstown), Senior – Louise Pfister Fritsche Scholarship

Josephine Roberts (Vintondale), Lacee Gittings (Colver), Abigail McGary (Northern Cambria), Tiffany Brower (Northern Cambria) – all Seniors – Priscilla Iden Nursing Scholarship

Samantha Meyers (Seanor), Senior – Sally Jordan Nursing Scholarship

Jessica Toth (Johnstown), Senior  – Wanda Beck Kopf Nursing Scholarship

Alexander Goch (Johnstown), Katelyn Nicklow (Rockwood), Ashley Ferguson (Berlin) – all Seniors; and Andrea McCoin (Homer City) and Kristan Rouser (Hollsopple) – both Freshmen – Mary and John Moyer Nursing Scholarship

Jennell Charlton (Central City), Freshman – Nurses Week Walk-A-Thon Award

Randy Wilkinson (Wilmore), Freshman – Retired Nurses Association Scholarship

Juliann Moore (Johnstown), Freshman; and Sierra Buchan (Windber), Rebecca Grabill (Martinsburg), Samantha Heinrich (Windber), and Haley Dunchuck (Northern Cambria) – all Seniors – Scott / Mahla Nursing Scholarship

Crystal Sendek (Windber) and Alexis Novak (Johnstown) – both Freshmen – Joseph T. Stasny and Dorothy E. Stasny Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Richards (Johnstown), Freshman – Karen Walker Stringent Nursing Scholarship

Andrea Waltman (Patton), Freshman – Salvatore J. & Sara A. Valenty Nursing Scholarship

Nicole Donato (Windber), Senior – Major Helen Visnovsky Nursing Scholarship

The Conemaugh School of Nursing combines innovative teaching methods, scientific knowledge and state-of-the art clinical facilities to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding nursing career. Students receive more than 990 hours of clinical experience, most of which is provided at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. The two-year program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. For more information on Conemaugh, visit us at or follow us on Facebook.

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