Morning Pointe Foundation Recognizes Nursing Scholars In Chattanooga And Greeneville

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Morning Pointe Foundation recognized the newest scholarship recipients at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga and Tusculum College in Greeneville.

Jessica Jones, Chattanooga State graduate, and Jared Ramsey, Tusculum College graduate, were each recognized at the assisted living and memory care campuses in Hixson and Greeneville, to be acknowledged by college officials and Morning Pointe executive leadership.

Morning Pointe Senior Living began endowing the nursing scholarship funds at Chattanooga State in 2008. The scholarship has since been awarded to nursing students in Athens, Columbia, Jacksboro and Greeneville. The foundation is also expanding scholarship opportunities through its new nursing program partnerships in Kentucky aimed at developing a workforce that is equipped to address a growing aging population with changing healthcare needs.

Ms. Jones gave remarks during the reception, stating that the scholarship has helped her achieve her goal to become a nurse while caring for her family.

Mr. Ramsey said he was inspired to enter the field of geriatrics after his positive experiences and friendships made in the senior living community, and that the scholarship has been “extremely helpful” in his educational pursuits.



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