The Alliance is proud to present the 2014 scholarship recipients. This year, our Scholarship Committee chose three deserving applicants that were each awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
Ashtin Morris is a 20 year-old Surgical Technology student in her senior year at the University of Saint Francis. A native of Wabash, Ashtin works part-time and maintains a 3.7 GPA. She will be the first in her family to graduate college and was inspired to pursue her career after an assignment in Anatomy and Physiology her sophomore year of high school. Miss Morris has also received the Shining Star Award from the Indiana State Assembly of Surgical Technologists.
Grace Hartman is a 22 year-old Physical Therapist Assistant and Exercise Science Health student at the University of Saint Francis. Grace attended Bishop Dwenger High School and served in numerous leadership roles to include Key Club and dance team captain. With a 3.89 GPA, she continues to volunteer at Turnstone lap club, the Muscular Dystrophy Association's summer camp and the Amputee Walking clinic. Miss Hartman plans to attend graduate school to obtain a doctorate degree in physical therapy.
Leonetti Chapman is a 29 year-old Nursing student in her senior year at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. Leonetti has a diverse background, with training that allowed her to become a Certified Nursing Assistant as well as a licensed Esthetician. While maintaining a 3.5 GPA, she works full-time as a Patient Care Technician at Parkview Regional Medical Center on the Ortho/Neuro/Trauma Unit and volunteers at Crime Victim Care. Miss Chapman plans to serve the Fort Wayne community as a registered nurse then further her education by pursuing a doctorate of nursing.