“We are pleased to announce our 2020 scholars. These bright, accomplished individuals represent the future of healthcare,” said Greg McKelfresh, Kendrick Foundation Past President. “This year, in particular, we’ve become acutely aware of the importance of our first responders, healthcare and public health practitioners, and the need for strong healthcare and public health systems and infrastructures.”

MEET OUR SCHOLARS

KAITLIN APPLEGATE

Doctor of Optometry​
Indiana University

ERICA BECKER

Master of Science in Nursing
Purdue University

MARJORIE BRITT

Doctor of Health Science
University of Indianapolis

DELANI BRUCE

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University

CASEY BURNS

Master of Science in Nursing
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus

LORAN CARLTON

Doctor of Medicine
Indiana University

CHRISTA CARTER

Master of Science in Nursing
University of Indianapolis

SHELBY CASH

Doctor of Occupational Therapy
University of Indianapolis

TEYLOR ELLIS

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Indiana University

JEANA GREGORY

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Franklin College

ALLY GRIMES

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Southern Indiana

SARAH KUSH

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Marian University

ADDI LILLYWHITE

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
Northcentral University

SIERRA LOWE

Doctor of Occupational Therapy
University of Indianapolis

RENEE MAJESKI

Doctor of Pharmacy
Purdue University

ABIGAIL MUHLSTADT

Master of Science in Nursing
Olivet Nazarene University

CARISSA OOLEY

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Indianapolis

JORDAN OZOLIN

Doctor of Medicine
Indiana University

LILY POLLARD

Master of Social Work
Indiana University

GRACE RANEY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Indianapolis

OLIVIA RANEY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

LILY SCHOOLCRAFT

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Indianapolis

“Morgan County is a designated healthcare professional shortage area for primary care and mental health,” said Keylee Wright, Kendrick Foundation Executive Director. “In addition to making a difference in the lives of our scholars and their families, awarding scholarships is a strategy to potentially address these shortages and increase our county’s level of educational attainment.”

KENDRICK SCHOLARS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Hear from past Kendrick Scholar, Garrett Muhlstadt. The following video was pre-recorded for the 2020 Kendrick Scholar Banquet on July 9, 2020. However, due to COVID-19 concerns, the in-person banquet was canceled.