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Yankton Medical Clinic Awards Scholarships to Area Students

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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to award six scholarships to area students. Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. created the scholarship program 23 years ago to promote higher education and to provide resources for area students interested in the medical field.

Four scholarships are awarded to area high school students, one to a student currently enrolled in a nursing, radiology, medical laboratory or respiratory therapist program at a college or university, and one is awarded to a Pillar III medical student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

Students at high schools within the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. service area are eligible to apply.  The selection committee reviewed many applications from an outstanding field of candidates. Applicants must meet minimum GPA or ACT score, display extracurricular activities and volunteerism, have an interest in health care or current major in specific fields and plan to return to within 50 miles of Yankton to work.

The Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship was created with our mission of education in mind to provide students resources for students seeking higher education with a desire to return to our service area.  We are proud to bring you this program.

The 2020 recipients are:

Dr. Theodore H. Sattler/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Alexandra Rust, Yankton High School.

Dr. Jay W. Hubner/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Alexis Saunders, Vermillion High School.

Dr. Michael R. McVay/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Deirdre Cross, Elk Point-Jefferson High School, Elk Point, S.D.

Dr. John C. Sternquist/Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Scholarship recipient is Hannah Kleinschmit, Cedar Catholic Jr/Sr. High School, Hartington, Neb.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $1,000 Ancillary Scholarship recipient is Harlie Hacecky, nursing student at Mount Marty College.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. $5,000 Scholarship recipient is Cassandra Jackson, Pillar III medical student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. wishes all of the applicants great success and good wishes in their future endeavors.

Learn more about our scholarship program.

About Yankton Medical Clinic

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. opened January 1, 1982 as a result of a merger between the Yankton Clinic and the Medical Clinic.  Physician-owned and operated, Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is a multi-specialty clinic with 45 physicians, 17 medical specialties, more than 260 employees, four clinic locations, including Vermillion, S.D., Norfolk, Nebr. and two in Yankton S.D., and serves 15 outreach locations in South Dakota and Nebraska.

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