Sioux Center Community Hospital building

Swinging fore Scholarships Golf Tournament 2011

The Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera is holding it's annual Swinging Fore Scholarships Foundation Golf Tournament on August 22, 2011.

Proceeds from this event go to the Foundation's Scholarship fund. This is the 5th year that the Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center Avera Foundation has been awarding scholarships. Recipients of the award are individuals who are pursuing or continuing their education in a health care field. This year, $6,000 was awarded to area students.

Supporting health care education is an integral part of our mission. Participating in their education helps to ensure that health care professionals are available in the future within our community.

Employee/Employee Related Recipients

Traci Altena - Health Information from Northwest Iowa Community College
Kelsey Doornenbal - Nursing from Northwestern College
Shanna Aberson - Athletic Training from Central College
Tyler Vermeer - Optometry from Northwestern College
Kendra Borchers - Pharmacy from Drake University
Israel Gaeta - ER Physician from University of Iowa

Post-High School Recipient

Katie Van Schepen - Nursing from Northwest Iowa Community College
Morgan Meissner - Physician Assistant from University of South Dakota

High School Recipients

Kecia Verburg (Sioux Center High School) - Nursing from Morningside College
Alexa Altena (Unity Christian High School) - Nursing from Dordt College
Brianna Jansma (Western Christian High School) - Pharmacy from South Dakota State
Brittany Rens (Boyden-Hull High School) - Nursing from St. Luke School of Nursing