Edward Foundation awards $18,000 in nursing scholarships

March 01, 2023
Edward Foundtion Nursing Scholarships 2023 v2 The Edward Foundation has awarded $18,000 in nursing scholarships to nine Edward Hospital employees who are pursuing a degree or advanced degree in nursing. The employees were recognized in a ceremony on Feb. 16 at Edward Hospital.

The followed individuals each received $2,000 to help cover tuition costs: 

Sandi Darnell, RN, North Naperville Immediate Care, a resident of Naperville 
Lee A. Grabon, RN, IVS Pre/Post Op, Plainfield 
Angela Jarzyna, RN, Edward Diabetes Clinic, Minooka
Amanda Sarnecke, RN, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Yorkville
Kati Sibenaller, RN, Edward Medical Group – Yorkville, Plano
Lauren Simon, RN, Cardiac Telemetry Unit, West Chicago
Jennifer Ugalde, RN, Surgery, Oswego
Rachel Walker, RN, ICU, Glendale Heights
John Walwer, RN, Cardiac-Neuro ICU, Naperville
The Edward Foundation was established in 1990 and has raised more than $57 million in its mission to support Edward Hospital’s community healthcare initiatives, invest in advanced diagnostic and treatment technology, attract world-class medical professionals and deliver the highest quality care to almost 1.7 million patients within the area it serves. To make a donation or for more information about the Foundation, call (630) 527-3954 or visit www.edwardfoundation.org.