The Cameron Foundation recently honored four high school graduates from the Steuben County area with scholarships for nursing and allied health professions. Peyton Carey, Kayla Stevenson, Ashley Springer, and Jessica Valentine each received a $1000 scholarship from the Foundation. They were selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and the potential for success in their chosen field of study.
Here’s a little more about each of the award recipients:
Peyton Carey, from Fremont High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 nursing scholarship. She is the captain of the varsity cheer squad and volunteers at the Steuben County Humane Society. Carey plans to attend Indiana University Bloomington to pursue a degree in nursing.
Kayla Stevenson, from Angola High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 nursing scholarship. She is involved in cross country, mission trips, her church youth group, Upwards cheering and HOE. Stevenson will be attending Indiana University South Bend to pursue a degree in nursing.
Ashley Springer, from Prairie Heights High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 allied health scholarship. She is a basketball and softball athlete, served as president of the Leo Club, participated in Peers Educating Peers, served as class treasurer, volunteered as a Red Cross helper, member of the National Honor Society, participated in youth group and served as a Vacation Bible School leader and was awarded DAR Good Citizen, Leadership award, Sportsman award and Student of the Month. Springer plans to attend Indiana Wesleyan University to pursue a degree in chemistry and pre-med.
Jessica Valentine, from Prairie Heights High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 allied health scholarship. She served as the Student Council treasurer, National Honor Society president, girl’s tennis captain, member of German National Honor Society, and was named Student of the month. Valentine plans to attend Indiana University Bloomington to pursue a degree in pre-med and human biology.
Pictured with Laura Lutterbeck, Cameron Foundation executive director, are (from left to right) Peyton Carey, Kayla Stevenson, and Ashley Springer. Jessica Valentine is not pictured.