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Samantha Halla, senior student at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, receives that Dr. Carl G. Pierce, Jr. Scholarship

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare is pleased to announce that Samantha Halla, a senior student from Rehoboth Beach, 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. Samantha hopes to eventually be a pediatric trauma nurse.

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 are Samantha Halla, Senior student with Tom Protack, Director of Development at Beebe Medical Foundation.

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.