IRHA Awards Scholarships for Spring Semester 2018

Because of the growing demand for HIT-Health Informatics and Medical Billing & Coding experts, as well as the great shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas, the IL Rural Health Association (IRHA) awarded $12,000 this year in the various disciplines this year to students with a strong interest and intent in working in a rural area.

Health Informatics Scholarship Recipients

Jera Sloat
Rend Lake Community College

Carrie Christman

Cheyenne Perry

Sarah Davis
Rend Lake

Medical Billing and Coding Recipients

Katy Ericksen
Olney Central College

Leah Hinkle
Olney Central College

Anna Morris
Lakeland Community College

Brittney Pettit 
Rend Lake Community College

Behavioral Science Recipients

Amber Wennerstrom
(Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)

Rheann Adams
Governor State University
(Clinical Mental Health Counseling)

Jeanne Brown
Governor State University
(Masters in Social Work)

Abby Barrett
U of I
(Masters in Social Work)

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