IUKA, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to two recent graduates.
Kaitlyn Moody, a recent graduate of Belmont High School, is attending the University of North Alabama and plans to become a nurse practitioner. Moody was a cheerleader from 2014-2019, serving as cheer captain her senior year. She was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, the BETA Club, Key Club, Math Club and Spanish Club.
Paige Hall, a recent graduate of Tishomingo County High School, is attending Northeast Mississippi Community College and plans to major in nursing. She served as an officer for Health Occupations Students of America and for the Anchor Club, played on the tennis team, was on the dance team, and was a member of the BETA Club.
The scholarships are awarded through the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi to graduating high school seniors pursuing a health care career. Applicants are judged on ACT score, high school transcript, curriculum taken as it pertains to the chosen field, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation and their personal statements.