Receives scholarship from Mercy College

Staff Writer
Story City Herald

The Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee has announced that Lacey Verink of Roland, Iowa, a student at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, has received a $1,803.00 Leona Sweeney Endowed Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.

Funded by friends of Leona Sweeney, these scholarships are available to full and part-time students studying in any ASN or BSN programs who have completed at least one nursing semester of study, have the minimum cumulative GPA for satisfactory academic progress in the chosen nursing program, and a demonstrated financial need. This award is named in memory of Miss Leona Sweeney, a clinical skills instructor at Mercy School of Nursing from 1943-1986.