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Alissa Porter, Senior Student at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, Receives Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. Scholarship


The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare is pleased to announce that Alissa Porter senior student from Frankford, Delaware, is the recipient of the Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a student based on their academic performance in Maternal, Child and Family Health Nursing, who has a caring and professional attitude and an interest in pediatrics.

This scholarship was initiated by Mrs. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. and her family in memory of her husband and their father. Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. was a physician at Beebe Hospital from 1951 until he retired in 1987. Dr. Pierce had a long association with the School of Nursing where he served as School Physician and taught student nurses about children.

Caption: Pictured here, left to right, are: Judy Aliquo CEO and President Beebe Medical Foundation; Alissa Porter; Diane Barlow Gift Planning Officer Beebe Medical Foundation.

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare, is the only hospital-based nursing program in Delaware, and is accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The diploma in Professional Nursing is awarded at the completion of the curriculum, qualifying graduates to be eligible for National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX examination, leading to licensure as a registered nurse. Beebe graduates consistently have high NCLEX pass rates.

Beebe Healthcare is a not-for-profit community healthcare system with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health for the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities we serve. It offers services throughout Southern Delaware for residents and visitors, including a 210-licensed-bed hospital, a cancer treatment center, and outpatient facilities providing walk-in care, lab, imaging, and physical rehabilitation services. For more information, please visit us online at Beebe Healthcare.