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Nine students at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing receive Louise Jarmon Hopkinson Scholarship

Nine students at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare have received the Louise Jarmon Hopkinson scholarship.

Louise Jarmon Hopkinson was a 1932 graduate of Beebe School of Nursing. She served in the Army Nurse corps and as a private duty nurse at Beebe Hospital for many years.

A generous bequest from the estate of Mrs. Hopkinson provides scholarship awards for the Spring Semester to Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing Senior and First Year students at Beebe Healthcare who have demonstrated academic excellence. The Beebe Medical Foundation manages and facilitates the awarding of the Louise Jarmon Hopkinson Scholarship. Tom Protack, Director of Development for the Beebe Medical Foundation, presented the scholarships.

The student recipients this year are:
Senior students
• Christina Hanna – Milton
• Shelby Collins – Millsboro
• Chloe Charlsen – Dagsboro
• Brynn Thompson – Milton, Delaware

First-Year students:
• Angela Kontoulas – Rehoboth Beach
• Marissa Setzer – Milton
• Danielle Marsico – Lewes
• Ashley Rego – Lewes
• Danielle Steigerwalt – Rehoboth Beach

Caption: Shown here are, left to right, standing: Danielle Marsico; Brynn Thompson; Shelby Collins; Danielle Steigerwalt; Ashley Rego; and Tom Protack, Director of Development Beebe Medical Foundation. Sitting: Chloe Charlsen; Christina Hanna; Angela Kontoulas; and Marissa Setzer.

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), formerly NLNAC. 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 and can complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at University of Delaware or at Wilmington University.

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 including a 210-licensed-bed hospital, a cancer center, and outpatient facilities at multiple sites providing walk-in care, lab, imaging, and physical rehab services. For more information, please visit us online at