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Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Elise Porterfield

Elise is attending the University of Alaska Anchorage to complete a Bachelor of Science in dietetics with plans to graduate in 2023. She plans to continue her education and pursue…

Vickie Reese Retires After 31 Years

After 31 years with the Valley Hospital Association, Vickie Reese has retired as of February 1, 2022. To celebrate her time with us, we’d like to invite you to look…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Shannon Frati

Shannon is studying nursing at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. She always knew she wanted to go into the medical field and care for those who are sick or injured…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Margarita Ratcliff

Margarita is studying to become a RN at the University of Alaska Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna College. She is currently in the pre-major program and completing her prerequisites. Margarita’s 14+ years…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Leslie LaJeunesse

Leslie is studying to become a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMH-NP) at the University of Alaska. She was drawn to the program because of her desire to further her…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Kelly Marciales

Kelly is pursuing her Design Thinking certificate at Cornell University. On what drew her to the program, Kelly says, “In my work as a community organizer and program developer, I…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Karen Wenger

Karen is studying medical billing and coding at Ashworth College. A friend recommended the school to Karen and she thought it would be helpful to be able to complete the…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Justin Knight

Justin is enrolled in the nursing program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He says, “I was drawn to the medical field because I find it rewarding helping and caring…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Colleen Newcity

Colleen is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Walden University and currently works in suicide prevention. She was drawn to the program by being able to help others…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Claire Smith

Claire is currently studying communicative sciences and disorders with a minor in human and family development. She says, “For as long as I can remember, I have loved kids and…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Chae’ Colbert

Chae’ is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biological science at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She chose this program in preparation for medical school and says, “I’ve spent my personal…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Alana Harris

Alana is enrolled as a first-year student at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She says, “Being a non-traditional student tat the age of 34, I was at first unsure if…

Meet MSHF Scholarship Recipient Remmington Campbell

Remmington is pursuing an MBA in healthcare management at Western Governors University. He says, “I’ve been very interested in the healthcare field since high school. After spending a few years…
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