Blue Cross and Blue Shield Scholarship Awarded to Tabor College Student

April 08, 2014

Categories: General News

Tabor College in Wichita is pleased to announce the recipient of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Scholarship for 2014.

Julie Alexander, of Wichita, Kan. and current bachelor of science in nursing student at Tabor College in Wichita, was selected among her peers to receive the 2014 scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Alexander was chosen based on her goals to serve the health care industry in the field of nursing and her high academic standing.

“I want to thank Tabor College and Blue Cross and Blue Shield for this generous scholarship that will be utilized for the completion of my BSN,” Alexander said. “Tabor College has provided me with a rewarding college experience, both personally and professionally.”

Dr. Marlene Pietrocola, chair of the nursing program at Tabor College stated, “Reading Julie’s essay, it was clear that she felt called by God to be at Tabor College and to continue her nursing degree. It is exciting to watch God work through Julie.”

Upon completion of her BSN degree at Tabor College in Wichita in May of 2015, Alexander plans to pursue a job in the field of psychiatric-mental health.

This is the first year Tabor College in Wichita has awarded this scholarship to a BSN student.