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Awards & Scholarships

Elizabeth Watkins Community Caring Award

As a tribute to the caring spirit of philanthropist Elizabeth Miller Watkins, and as an expression of thanks to those who mirror her generosity, we proudly present the Elizabeth Watkins Community Caring award to individuals, businesses and LMH Health employees.

Each year, the LMH Health Foundation recognizes those people and businesses who have provided unique and significant service to the hospital and the foundation.

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Academic scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to our 2021 scholarship winners! This year, LMH Health Foundation awarded 35 scholarships totaling over $31,000 to our hardworking employees and students. Gifts from our generous donors make it possible to support these individuals who are furthering their education in healthcare and related fields.

All winners have been personally notified. LMH Health volunteer scholarship winners will be announced at a later date.

LMH Health Employees

Andrea Allison

Brooke Bacon

Ireland Beitzinger

Josh Caicedo

Callie Enick

Amber Graack

Candice Lewis

Ilia Mah

Samantha Mee

Katelyn Murrish

Michael Musick

Lorin Prather

Amanda Schmidt

April Sprague

Monica Sutherlin

Vincent Tabares

Jenna Taylor

Quincy Wallis

Children of LMH Health Employees

Samuel Biehn

Brendon Blanco

Gracelyn Hinderliter

Tyler Johnson

Chandler McElhaney

Dane Mitchell

Coby Morton

Haylee Neidholdt

Ayla Nguyen

Chase Ramirez

Joshua Schmalz

Brittnay Schuetz

Christopher Stone

Keegan VanPelt

Rachel Walters

Ella Young

Leslie Riner Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Kayla Koester, Emporia State University

About LMH Health Foundation Academic Scholarships

Each spring, LMH Health employees who are enrolled in accredited nursing or other healthcare programs can apply for donor-funded scholarships through LMH Health Foundation. Employees must have already completed one year of employment at LMH Health and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Scholarships are available for:

  • LMH Health employees – General scholarships
  • LMH Health employees – Nursing scholarships
  • Children of LMH Health employees
  • LMH Health volunteers
  • Nursing students at Baker University, Emporia State and Washburn University

For any questions, please contact LMH Health Human Resources at or (785) 505-3004.