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Zwaanendael Women’s Club Presents 2018 Scholarship to Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing Student


Zwaanendael Club Presents Scholarship to Nursing Student.The Zwaanendael Women’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), hosted its monthly meeting at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare.

The Club took a tour of the building and presented a scholarship to nursing student Kelly Staples.

The Zwaanendael Scholarship is presented annually to a nursing student who has achieved academic excellence during their first year.

Kelly Staples is a graduate of Laurel High School and lives in Laurel. She plans to continue her education and obtain her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing through the University of Delaware.

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club, founded in 1905, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. It is comprised of public spirited women serving and improving the community. For more information, visit

Shown (left to right) are Cindy Winkler, President of the Zwaanendael Women’s Club; Sue Olkowski, /Vice President of the Zwaanendael Women’s Club; Kelly Staples, scholarship recipient; Tracy Bell, Program Coordinator, Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing; and Diane Barlow, 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. For more information on the School of Nursing, go to Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing.

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 who live, work, and visit the communities we serve. Beebe offers services throughout Southern Delaware, including a 210-licensed-bed medical center in downtown Lewes, a cancer treatment center, home care services, and outpatient facilities providing walk-in care, lab, imaging, and physical rehabilitation services. For more information on services offered through Beebe, go to Beebe Healthcare. To find out how Beebe Healthcare is creating the next generation of care for the community, go to Next Generation of Care.