Pictured from left to right are scholarship winners Jordyn Edling, Madi VanHorsen, and Breanna Cornwell volunteering to sell ducks for Monticello’s Riverfest celebration. (Submitted photo.)

Monticello Auxiliary awards college scholarships to local students

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CentraCare Health – Monticello’s Auxiliary provided three college scholarships to local high school graduates interested in pursuing careers in the health care industry. Breanna Cornwell from Big Lake High School, Jordyn Edling from Becker High School, and Madi VanHorsen from Monticello High School were each awarded $500 based on their scholarship application which included an essay highlighting their health care career ambitions.
“We are proud to support our local students as they pursue higher education in the health care industry,” said Wendy Lais, CentraCare Health – Monticello’s Auxiliary President. “The Auxiliary hosts fundraisers throughout the year to support patients, visitors and residents at CentraCare Health – Monticello. The scholarships we have given demonstrate our support for the future of quality health care in our community.”
In appreciation for their scholarship award, Cornwell, Edling and VanHorsen participated in community volunteer work.


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