The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Joseph & Catherine Millane Scholarship. The Millane Scholarship program supports Jefferson County students that are pursuing a degree in agriculture or health care. “This scholarship is coveted and very competitive, the scholarship committee awarded only three scholarships”, said Amy Nossaman, Grants Program Manager from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation. The scholarship is a progressive scholarship totaling $16,000 over four years; $1,000 in the 1st year, $2,500 in the 2nd, $5,000 in the 3rd and $7,500 in the 4th and final year.

2018 Millane Scholars

Emily Bemis– Emily is currently a junior at the University of Northern Iowa. She is seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology. Upon graduation from her undergraduate program, Emily plans to continue her education by enrolling in a Master’s degree program.

Nikki Drish– Nikki is currently enrolled at Weber State in the Medical Laboratory Technology program. Nikki also works at Jefferson County Health Center as a phlebotomist and is a busy mother of two daughters all while taking classes to further her education and job potential.

Blu Schultz is a 2018 graduate of Fairfield High School. Blu will attend Iowa State University in the fall. He plans to pursue a degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine.

Our congratulations to all of the Millane Scholarship recipients!