Sedalia Business Women Scholarships

Each year Sedalia Business Women awards scholarships based on financial need and available funds. Applications are on our Resources page and must be returned by the date on the form.

Congratulations to our 2023 – 2024 Recipients

Stacey O’Donnell was accepted into the nursing program through Central Methodist University where she will be seeking her Bachelor of Science degree and then will apply for her license as an RN. Ultimately, Stacey would like to continue her education and obtain her license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. Stacey is currently employed by Bothwell Regional Health Center in the Canon Cancer Center. She has two teenage sons and is active in the booster clubs for their sports programs at Smith Cotton.

Rachel Monaghan

Rachel Monaghan is enrolled in the Brigham Young University online program and working to obtain her Bachelor of Applied Health degree. Her area of study is Community Health. Rachel is currently employed as a Telemetry Technician with Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton. Rachel is First Vice President for Sedalia Business Women and currently serves as Secretary for the Board of Business Women of Missouri.

Heather Hawkins

Heather Hawkins is attending the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and is studying Criminal Justice and Criminology. Heather is currently employed with the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office as Sergeant in the Records/Administrative Division. Heather’s goals are to continue her education in law enforcement and possibly teach at a community college in the future.

Megan Fitzwater was accepted into the nursing program through North Central Missouri College. She is working to obtain her license as an RN. Megan is employed as LPN and is the MDS Coordinator for E. W. Thompson Health and Rehab Center. She feels her goal to become an RN will allow her more opportunities in the nursing field.

Nakiya Poindexter

Nakiya Poindexter has been accepted into the nursing program at Saline County Career Center. She is working to obtain her license to practice as an LPN and eventually wants to continue her schooling so that she can become an RN. Nakiya is currently employed as a Certified Med-Tech with E. W. Thompson Health & Rehab Center. She says it has always been her dream to become a nurse.

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