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Two receive McGee Nursing Scholarship

Mon, Jun 7th 2021 10:00 am

Two area graduating seniors recently received the Pat McGee Nursing Scholarship, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Grace Elder of Cassadaga Valley Central School and Nicole Hoeckh of Ten BroeckGrace Elder Academy/Franklinville Central School each received the Pat McGee Nursing Scholarship.

The scholarship is given to traditional and non-traditional students from the 57th State Senate District, which includes much of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties, who are pursuing nursing degrees. Established through the Pat McGee Endowment Fund, the scholarship memorializes the 57th district’s late state senator.

Elder and Hoeckh each received a $700 award.

Elder will attend Daemen College. Hoeckh will continue her education at Jamestown Community College.

The McGee Nursing Scholarship was established in 2005, since which the fund has supported over $59,000 in scholarship awards for students in the 57th State Senate District.

Donations can be made to the Pat McGee Nursing Scholarship Fund at CRCF, 301 North Union St., Suite 203, Olean, NY 14760 or online at cattfoundation.org.

Established in 1994, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants from the foundation support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, call (716) 301-CRCF (2723), email [email protected], or visit online at www.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation) and Twitter (@CattFoundation).