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Senior Student Lindsey Garcia Receives First Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing Scholarship


Newly established in 2017, the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing Scholarship is awarded in the spring semester to a senior or first-year nursing student who has demonstrated the values of Beebe Healthcare, achieved academic success, and has financial need.

This scholarship has been generously funded by the Francis Baylis Jones loan, Ruth VanPelt Beebe scholarship, Nasser Saberi scholarship, and the Joanna Speicher scholarship monies and from other miscellaneous scholarship donations. Francis Baylis Jones was a Director at the School of Nursing in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Ruth VanPelt Beebe was a 1942 graduate of Beebe School of Nursing. Nasser Saberi was the brother of Dr. Mansour Saberi, and Joanna Speicher was a student at the Beebe School of Nursing.

The Margaret H. Rollins Scholarship is managed by Beebe Medical Foundation. We are proud and pleased to award the scholarship in the spring semester of 2017 to senior Lindsey Garcia from Newark, Delaware.

Caption: Pictured here, left to right, are: Judy Aliquo, CEO and President Beebe Medical Foundation; Lindsey Garcia; 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.