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Horizon Health announces scholarship opportunities

Horizon Health announces scholarship opportunities

PIERZ — Horizon Health Inc., a nonprofit health care provider, announced the availability of seven health care scholarships for graduating seniors. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $250 each to graduating seniors chosen from each of the following schools — Brainerd, Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Staples/Motley, Swanville and Upsala. High School seniors who plan to continue their education to pursue careers in health services, social work or long-term care are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have maintained a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan on attending an educational program lasting nine months or more. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of scholastic and school achievement, community involvement and an essay describing their educational goals. Students may obtain scholarship application forms from their high school counselor, Horizon Health or visit the Horizon Health website at

Headquartered in Pierz, Horizon Health reports its vision is to positively impact the quality of life of aging family members and neighbors or those with disabilities living within the hometown they supported. For more information about the scholarship or Horizon Health, contact Vicki Villebro at 320-468-6451/800-224-6451 or email her at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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