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Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare Presents Hopkinson Scholarship
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Louise Jarmon Hopkinson was a 1932 graduate of Beebe School of Nursing, now the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare. Louise served in the Army Nurse Corps and was a private duty nurse at Beebe Hospital for many years.
A generous bequest from the estate of Mrs. Hopkinson provides a merit scholarship award for the spring semester to senior and first-year nursing students based on their academic performance.
Beebe Medical Foundation manages and facilitates the awarding of the Louise Jarmon Hopkinson Scholarship.
This year’s recipients are:
Senior nurses: Cara Melendez of Millsboro; Chelsea Lehrer of Milton; and Rebecca Tillman of Newark, Del.
First-year nurses: Angela Baker of Georgetown; Kelly Staples of Laurel; and Kylie Powell of Rehoboth Beach.
Shown are (left to right) Cara Melendez, Chelsea Lehrer, Rebecca Tillman, Tracy Bell, Program Coordinator at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, Diane Barlow of Beebe Medical Foundation, Angela Baker, Kelly Staples, and Kylie Powell.
Congratulations to all the recipients!
The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing 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 www.beebehealthcare.org/school-nursing.