Chattanooga Nursing Sorority Chapter Awards Scholarships

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Pictured are Requel Tillson, Jeannie Atkinson, President Vonnie Stone, Grace Illesanmi, speaker, Dr. Love -England, scholarship recipients Melantha Cash and Mauriska Munroe, Gloria Halsell, Deborah Russell, Charquette Nelson and Mildred Geeter.
Pictured are Requel Tillson, Jeannie Atkinson, President Vonnie Stone, Grace Illesanmi, speaker, Dr. Love -England, scholarship recipients Melantha Cash and Mauriska Munroe, Gloria Halsell, Deborah Russell, Charquette Nelson and Mildred Geeter.

Psi Chi Chi Chapter Inc. of Chi Eta  Phi Sorority, Inc. observed its third annual nursing scholarship luncheon. Dr. Tiundra Love-England was the keynote speaker.

At this luncheon, two $1,000 nursing scholarships were awarded to two outstanding nursing students from the surrounding area. The recipients were Mauriska Monroe, a student at Lee university and Melantha Cash, a Southern Adventist University student.
 
Chi Eta Phi, Inc. is a national sorority of registered professional nurses and nursing students with graduate and undergraduate chapters currently in 26 states, the District of Columbia and St.Thomas US Virgin Islands. 

The sorority motto is “Service  for Humanity”.


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