Nursing  and Health Studies at UW-Green Bay is pleased to announce Athena Farias, a student in our NURSE 1-2-1 Program has been named the 2016 recipient of the $1000 LaVerne Foster Memorial Scholarship.  The Deaconess School of Nursing Alumnae Association has proudly supported nursing education in Wisconsin for many years. In 2016 the Association donated $5,000 to fund five separate educational scholarships through the Wisconsin League of Nursing (WLN).  Unique to this funding is the LaVerne Foster Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 awarded to a high school student who will be entering a nursing education program.

Athena is a Freshman student in our NURSE 1-2-1 Program.  Her home town is Denmark, Wisconsin.  She received the Scholarship during the WLN Fall Conference on November 4, 2016.  Congratulations to Athena!